Leonard Hart was born November 22, 1826 in Berlin, Vermont. He enlisted in the service at West Randolph, Vermont, as a Private in Company C, Fifteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry and was discharged as a Private on August 5, 1863 at Brattleboro, Vermont on account of expiration of term of service. He was engaged in the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 1 to 4, 1863. He was sick for some time with typhoid fever and in the Hospital at Union Mills, Virginia. His friends in the service were O. W. Davis, Isaac Harris, Charles Wrisley, and Joseph Conant all of Waterbury. He considered the march to Gettysburg and the battle the most important event of his war experience. He was one of the charter members of Edwin Dillingham Grand Army of the Republic Post ,Waterbury, Vermont and held offices of Junior Vice Commander, Surgeon, Senior Vice Commander. He wrote his record for the Post No. 22. At the time he joined Post 22, he was a farmer in Waterbury, Vermont.
His war disability incurred: rheumatism
He died Aug. 13, 1910 and was buried in Section C, Lot 101, Hope Cemetery, Waterbury, Vermont.
Mary Thayer Hart
1829–1910 (m. 1849)
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