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Federal (USV)


Leander T. Kirby

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 20, shoemaker from Oxford on enlistment in July 1861. Captured in action on 27 November 1863 at Mine Run, VA, paroled (no date).


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, pp. 165 - 168  [AotW citation 5738]