Leonard H. Hunt, Company I, 26th Michigan Infantry, and Wife Annie E Hunt, Lowell Michigan 49331 (GPS N42°56.6129, W085°20.250) - Oakwood Cemetery
Born in Manchester, Washtenaw County, Michigan August 13, 1840. Moved to Lowell, Michigan in June 2, 1855. He was reared on a farm. In September 1862 he enlisted in the CO I, 26th Michigan Infantry and served until discharged for disability in March, 1865. He was wounded at Todd's Tavern, Virginia May 8, 1864 and was promoted to Captain. After the war he went into trade as a druggist at Lowell, Michigan which trade he has followed the rest of his life. He filled several public offices, was chosen a Representative to the State Legislature in 1886, and was counted as a worthy citizen and a successful merchant.
1880 United States Federal Census about Leonard H. Hunt
Name: Leonard H. Hunt
Home in 1880: Lowell, Kent, Michigan
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Jennie M. Hunt (second wife)
Father's birthplace: N.Y.
Mother's birthplace: N.Y.
Occupation: Retail Druggist
Marital Status: Married
Household Members: Name Age
Leonard H. Hunt 39
Jennie M. Hunt 34
Bessie E. Hunt 12
Ernest R.A. Hunt 9
American Civil War Soldiers about Leonard Hunt
Name: Leonard Hunt
Residence: Lowell, Michigan
Enlistment Date: 15 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Ionia, Michigan
Side Served: Union
State Served: Michigan
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 August 1862 at the age of 22.
Commission in Company I, 26th Infantry Regiment Michigan on 16 Sept. 1862.
Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 23 Dec 1863.
Promoted to Full Captain on 26 Sept. 1864.
Received a disability discharge from Company I, 26th Infantry Regiment Michigan on 16 Mar 1865.