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Federal (USV)


Leonard E. Miner

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, from Coldwater, MI, he enlisted 21 July 1862 in Coldwater and mustered as Private, Company C, 17th Michigan Infantry on 18 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a minie ball to the left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 28 September to 8 October, then transferred to Baltimore. He died there of wounds on 26 December 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Record of Service.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as L.E. Minard.


c. 1843


12/26/1862; Baltimore, MD


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 73  [AotW citation 20222]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #574  [AotW citation 20223]