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D. A. Leckey

D. A. Leckey

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant Colonel

David Allen Leckey

(1822 - 1907)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 100th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

His last name is also spelled as "Lecky" by some family members and in some Army records. He entered the service as Captain, Co. M, 5 September 1861, was promoted to Major 9 October, and to Lt. Colonel 12 July 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned his commission on 30 December 1862.

References & notes

Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.; Regimental staff Roster extracted online at the 100th Pennsylvania site. Thanks also to great great grandson Paul Neeson for death information.