Joseph Leonardy Civil War Pension
Pension says Joseph Leonardy the First. This would be Joseph Antonio Leonardy.
In 1861 he lived in Sanderson and enlisted in the Third
Infantry, Company B, "Saint Augustine Blues" 24 May
1861 and was appointed 4th Sgt * May 1862. He was wounded at
Perryville 8 Oct 1862 and was captured 31 Dec 1862 at Parker's
Roads. He was exchanged at City Point in April 1863. He was
promoted during his absence to 3rd Sgt on 27 March 1863 and
then to 2nd Sgt 1 July 1863. He was furloughed 18 April 1864
and hospitalized in Lake City 15 Sept 1864. He was paroled
at Tallahassee 13 May 1865. Joseph was 5'6", black hair
and eyes, dark skin.
Tombstone reads: Pvt Joseph A. Leonardy, Co. B, 3, FLA, INF, CSA, July 26 1836 - Feb 12, 1902. San Lorenzo Cemetery.