Boyer, Leander

Photo:   51st VA Infantry battle flag51st va infAge at Enlistment:  22

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   51st VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on 24 June 1861; present until captured at Waynesboro, Va. on 2 Mar 1865 and sent to Ft. Delaware on 12 Mar 1865; released finally on 19 Jun 1865; Record states: 6 ft. 2 in., dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Family Burial Ground (marker and plot unk.); Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA

Soldier Info:   Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1839; Died at Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA in 1917

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 4x