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L.H. Inscho
L.H. Inscho

Federal (USV)


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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