Captain Leonard H. Hunt and Wife Annie E Hunt Company I, 26th Michigan Infantry Union Army

NameLeonard H. Hunt and Wife Annie E Hunt
UnitCompany I, 26th Michigan Infantry
BranchUnion Army
Birth 08/13/1840
Died 01/01/1906
Grave GPSN42°56.6129, W085°20.250
Grave GPS 42.9435501, -85.3375015
War(s)/Conflict(s)US Civil War

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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.

Leonard H. Hunt, Representative from Kent County in 1887, was born in Manchester, Mich., Aug. 13, 1840. He removed with his parents to Lowell, Kent County, in 1855, and there he continued to reside the remainder of his life. He received a common school education and was a drug clerk until he entered the army as second lieutenant of the Twenty-sixth Michigan infantry. He was wounded and promoted to be captain. After the close of the Civil War he entered the drug business at Lowell and continued therein the remainder of his active career. He served as supervisor and held other local offices. In politics he was a Republican.

1880 United States Federal Census about Leonard H. Hunt Name: Leonard H. Hunt Home in 1880: Lowell, Kent, Michigan Age: 39 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Birthplace: Michigan 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 Race: White Gender: Male 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.