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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 Antietam

Enlisted 16 June 1861 in Company E, 12th Ohio Infantry.

On the 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 rest 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 & 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.


7/20/1840; Chatham, OH


11/12/1907; burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, OH