Leonard, Henry O.
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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Birth: 02/19/1839, Pomfret, VT
Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 121599826
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/29/1863
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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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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News was received Friday of the death 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 Mr. Clemens, Mich., and Mrs. Adin M. Wright of Cambridge, Mass., also four grandchildren, Leonard Wright of Cambridge, Charles and Harriet Leonard, children of Mrs. Tracy Leonard of this town, and Mrs. John Turner of Detroit. He was born in North Pomfret, this state, Feb. 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, 14th New Hampshire regiment. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the First Baptist church, Rev. George Tomkinson, pastor, officiating. Arthur L. Maynard sang two selections. Large delegations from Wantastiquet lodge, I. O. O. F., and Sedgwick post, G. A. R., were present. The bearers were E. J. Eddy, A. J. Currier, N. S. Ransom and F. S. Knight.
Source: Vermont Phoenix October 8, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.