John LeonardHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company A. He was age 26 years when he enlisted at New York City, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Company A, on 7 August 1861. Promoted to corporal, no date.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to Sergeant on 14 October 1862. Wounded again, on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg. Discharged for wounds on 1 May 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2215]
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