New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 1896|
Gue, Leonard L., Highland. Enlisted in Company F, Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry, on June 20, 1861, at Adrian, Michigan, for 3 years, age 26. Height 5'7". Complexion light. Eyes blue. Hair light. Blacksmith by trade. Mustered June 20, 1861. Wounded in action June 27, 1862, Gaines Mill. Shot in right thigh. Captured and exchanged, sent to hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Returned to duty September 1862.Promoted to Corporal in the color guard in January of 1863. Severely wounded in left arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Sent to hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania and then to hospital at Germantown, Pennsylvania. Under General Orders No. 188, declared unfit for further field service. Transferred to Invalid Corps at Washington, D.C., March 15, 1864. Discharged at Washington, D.C., June 20, 1864, from Company C, Sixth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps. Enlisted in Battery G, First Light Artillery, September 5, 1864, at Pontiac, for one year. Mustered September 5, 1864. Appointed Artificer January 28, 1865. Mustered out and honorably discharged at Jackson, Michigan, August 6, 1865. Wounded five times during war. Resided Burdell, Osceola, Michigan after service. Died November 23, 1896.
Sources: " Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861 -1865, vol. 4", also known as the "Brown Book" and personal research from the soldier's Compiled Military Service Records and Pension Application file from the National Archives.
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Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry 1861-1866
4th Michigan Infantry
Hannah O Davis Gue (1842 - 1906)*
William L Gue (1869 - 1932)*
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