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B264: Papers of Leonard A. Horn (ca. 1840-1925), 1863-1912

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Identifier: A0286-00289

Title: B264: Papers of Leonard A. Horn (ca. 1840-1925), 1863-1912


Leonard Horn was born ca. 1840 in Brensbach, Hessia Darmstadt, Germany. He served first as a private in Company K, 7th Illinois Infantry, from April to July 1861. He then served as 1st sergeant in Company B, 17th Missouri Infantry (Union), from September 1861 to December 1863, when he was promoted to 1st lieutenant of Company F, 17th Missouri Infantry. He was mustered out in September 1864. He later served as captain in the 1st Regiment, St. Louis City Guards Provisional Organization of Exempts. He died June 6, 1925, in Chicago.

Collection contains commission, discharge certificate, muster-in and muster-out rolls, and claims for pay and pension of Leonard Horn; lists, returns, and receipts for quartermaster’s stores of the 17th Missouri Infantry; receipts, invoices, and lists of ordnance and ordnance stores of the St. Louis City Guards; and muster-in roll of Horn’s company of St. Louis City Guards.


Place: United States
St Louis

Dates: 1863-1912

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Horn, Leonard A., approximately 1840-1925

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
Pay, allowances, etc.
Military supplies
Military pensions
Military discharge


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