(1832 - 1890)
Home State: Rhode Island
Branch of Service: Infantry
A blacksmith from Providence, he enlisted on 6 September 1861 in Company A, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.
On the Campaign
In his after-action Report, Lt Colonel Curtis cited Corporal Leonard and others
... who rallied, after the regiment was broken, on the left of the Fifty-first Pennsylvania, and continued fighting until all their ammunition was gone, when I ordered them to recross the river to regain the regiment.
The rest of the War
He reenlisted and re-mustered as a Veteran on 5 January 1864, and transferred to Company G, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on the consolidation of 21 October 1864. He transferred (again consolidated) to the Battalion, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on 6 June 1865 and mustered out on 13 July 1865.
References & notes
1832; Bristol, RI
10/24/1890; Providence, RI; burial in North Burial Ground, Providence, RI