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Leonard, Henry O.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Pomfret, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 14th NH INF
Service: enl 9/4/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. G, 16th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/31/63, Brattleboro; also Co. E, 14th NH INF

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VITALS

Birth: 02/19/1839, Pomfret, VT
Death: 10/01/1915

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 121599826

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died in Cambridge, MA

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BURIAL:

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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Obituary

News has been received of the death today of Henry O. Leonard, of Cambridge, Mass., formerly of Brattleboro. Mr. Leonard was the father of Orvice R. Leonard of Detroit, who was buried here Sept. 17. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Leopold J. Retting of Mt. Clemens, Mich., and Mrs. Adin M. Wright of Cambridge, Mass., also a grandson, Leonard Wright of Cambridge, Mass.

He was born in North Pomfret, this state, February 19, 1838. He was a past Commander of Sedgwick Post, G. A. R., and a member of Wantastiquet Lodge of Odd Fellows several years. He enlisted in Company G. 16th Vermont regiment, and later in Company E. 14 New Hampshire regiment.

The body will be brought here for burial. Sedgwick Post and odd Fellows are invited to attend the funeral, which will probably be held Monday in the Baptist Church.

Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Oct. 1, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French

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