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US Civil War Soldiers flag  Thomas Wells  LEONARD

  (b. 3 July 1839New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA   d. 15 July 1863, Louisiana, USA )  
Summary: Thomas Wells LEONARD was born 3 July 1839 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA. Thomas Wells LEONARD was the child of

Thomas Wells LEONARD died 15 July 1863 in , Louisiana, USA.
Father: Ebenezer Leonard
Mother: Mary Jane Henley

Georgianna Christy Leonard (1835 - 1910)

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15 July 1863
, Louisiana, USA

Name: Thomas Wells Leonard
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 15 Jul 1863
Death Place: Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts
Age: 24
Birth Date: 1839
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Father's Name: Ebenezer Leonard
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Mother's Name: Mary Jane Leonard
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01104-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 1994264
Reference ID: 249

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FHTC-RV8 : 10 December 2014), Thomas Wells Leonard, 15 Jul 1863; citing Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, reference 249; FHL microfilm 1,994,264."

Thomas is buried at: Chalmette National Cemetery Chalmette St. Bernard Parish Louisiana, USA Plot: Section 45, Grave 3490
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