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Civil War Records of Leonard L. Potter

Grand Army of the Republic
Isaac Davis Post No. 138

Personal War Sketch for Leonard L. Potter

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Comrade Leonard L. Potter
Who was born the
day of
A.D. 1819
County of Hancock
State of Maine

At Eastport, Maine, on the tenth of December, 1861, I first entered the service, as Second Lieutenant, in Company C. Coast Guards Artillery. I was promoted to First Lieutenant, then to Capt. Bat. Maj. and held the latter rank at the end of the war.


I was first mustered out of the Company at Eastport, Me., on September 10th, 1862, and I re-enlisted in Co. E 80th U.S. C. Infty. I was finally mustered out of the Regiment on March 1st, 1867 at New Orleans, La.


My first engagement was at Port Hudson. I was sick in my own tent at Bonnet Carre, La.

I Certify that the Sketch of my War service as above written is true as
I verily believe  
Date Signed
We certify that Comrade Leonard L. Potter Joined Isaac Davis
Post No. 138 Department of Massachusetts G.A.R. May 28, 1885
Held Offices of
F.H. Stevens
H.R. Knowlton