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Federal (USV)


John Leonard

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A. He was age 26 years when he enlisted at New York City, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Company A, on 7 August 1861. Promoted to corporal, no date.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Sergeant on 14 October 1862. Wounded again, on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg. Discharged for wounds on 1 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2215]