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Federal (USV)


Alexander Leach

(1835 - 1911)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old painter from Boston, he enlisted in Company D, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861. He was appointed Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 31 December 1862 at Philadelphia, PA.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1835; Eliot, ME


05/07/1911 Newburyport, MA; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 438  [AotW citation 17776]