|Birth||May 9, 1843|
|Death||Sept. 19, 1936|
|Unit||13th Illinois Cavalry, Company I|
Private Henry C Kleckner
Company I, 13th Illinois Cavalry
Kleckner was born in Union County, Pennsylvania on May 9, 1843. He was residing in Kent (Stephenson County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on December 21, 1863. Kleckner was mustered on February 12, 1864 and served about 19 months. He was discharged on August 31, 1865 at Pilot Knob, Missouri.
He joined the regiment in the early part of 1864. The unit was assigned to duties mostly in Arkansas for the balance of the Civil War.
Kleckner died on September 19, 1936 at the age of 87 years. He is buried in the Sheridan Cemetery in Auburn (Nemaha County), Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.