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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

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
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 remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission on 30 December 1862.

References, Sources, and other 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.

Birth Date: 10/4/1822    


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