Corp Edgar H. Leonard

Death 24 Jun 1864
Burial Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 18478682 View Source
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Edgar H. Leonard

Residence Hartland VT;
Enlisted on 8/9/1862 as a Private.
On 9/1/1862 he mustered into "H" Co. VT 1st Heavy Artillery
He died of wounds on 6/24/1864
He was listed as: Wounded 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA
Promotions: Corpl 1/23/1864

Additional Information:
Died in 2nd Division 6th Corps hospital at or near Petersburg on the 24th day of June 1864 by reason of wounds received in action June 23rd.

Buried in the Jennings Hill (Japan) Cemetery at Bridgewater, Massachusetts. There is no gravestone and only a base remains located about 20 feet from his parents.

Location described in Epitaphs of Old Bridgewater by Williams Latham (1882) listing (sic) Lieut. E. H. Leonard, Co. I., 11th Regt., Vt. Vols.; killed at Petersburg, Va., June 28, 1864, aged 19.

Listed in Bridgewater in the Rebellion by Arthur Hooper as buried in Jennings Hill Cemetery. The missing grave stone is reported to reside in a restaurant in East Bridgewater which formally housed the American Legion Post.


Lt. E. H. Leonard
Co. H 11th Regt. Vt. Vols.
Killed at Petersburg, Va.
Age 19


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