(1844 - 1922)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farmer in East Providence, Bradford County, he enlisted in Philadelphia on 15 September 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 January 1862 in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the thigh in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September and transferred to Washington, DC on 28 September. He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on 13 February 1863.
After the War
He was a farmer in Bradford County and served as School Director, Auditor, and Justice of the Peace. He died at age 78 while working in his garden.
References & notes
Service information from Bates1 and the Card File,2 both as Levi H. Figart. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 Personal details from family genealogists and a sketch in Biographical Review ... of Somerset and Bradford Counties, Pennsylvania (1899). His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Margaret Ensley (1835-1915) in 1865 and secondly, in August 1915, Ann Marie "Annie" Brown (b. 1866, later Post).
02/10/1844; Broad Top Township, Bedford County, PA
04/20/1922; East Providence Township, Bedford County, PA; burial in Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Breezewood, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23717]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 23718]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #393 [AotW citation 23719]