|Death: ||Sep. 23, 1864|
In 1860, Homer is an orphan, and is living at the Bridgewater Alms House with the occupation of 'Farm Boy'.
On 12 July 1861, Homer enlisted as a Private in Company I, Massachusetts 16th Infantry Regiment. He was captured on 3 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia. He was sent to Camp Sumter, commonly called Andersonville, where he died after 3 months of captivity.
Home has 2 cenotaphs in the Vernon Street Cemetery, shared with his brother, Charles and his own.
Peleg Leach (1781 - 1858)
Elizabeth Osborne Leach (1806 - 1853)
Peleg Leach (1802 - 1877)**
Sarah Field Leach (1804 - 1817)**
Alonzo W Leach (1838 - 1913)*
Charles H Leach (1839 - 1860)*
Homer S Leach (1843 - 1864)
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Plot: , Row: 9621
Maintained by: Chip5610
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51139297