Leonidas H Inscho(1840 - 1907)
Home State: Ohio
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted 16 June 1861 in Company E, 12th Ohio Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
A Corporal in Company E, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in capturing a Confederate Captain and 4 men on South Mountain on 14 September.
The remainder of the War:
He served his 3-year term in the 12th, then re-enlisted and served in the 23rd Ohio veteran volunteer infantry. By the end of the War he had been promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, and mustered out 7 August 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Photo above from Historical Times, the quarterly newsletter of the Granville Ohio Historical Society, Volume VI, Number 1 (Winter 1992); published online in PDF.
|Birth Date: 7/20/1840 Place of Birth: Chatham, OH |
Death Date: 11/12/1907 Burial Place: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, OH
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