|Birth||Jan. 26, 1848|
|Death||Dec. 12, 1931|
|Unit||7th Illinois Infantry, Company L|
Private Mathias Leach
Company L, 7th Illinois Infantry
Leach was born in New York State on January 26, 1848. He was living in China (Lee County), Illinois when he enlisted for 1 year on February 18, 1865. He was mustered on February 20, 1865 and served 8 months. He was mustered out on November 4, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.
Leach died on December 12, 1931 at the age of 83 years. He is buried in the Fullerton Cemetery in Fullerton (Nance County), Nebraska. At the time of his death, he was the last member of the Pickett Post (#221) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Kimball, Nebraska.
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