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Madison Leach (March 18, 1848 - April 16, 1889) served as a private in Company L, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Madison Leach was born March 18, 1848 in Washington County, Tennessee. He married Sarah E. [last name unknown].[1]

Civil War service

Leach enlisted October 16, 1864 as a private in Company L in Bean Station, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in October 25, 1864 at New Market, Tennessee.

Leach is described as 18 years old, 5' 7" tall, fair complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, and by occupation a farmer.

He is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service.

Leach mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had never been paid, owed $15.63 to the government for clothing, and was owed a $100 bounty.

Post-war life

He applied for an invalid's pension on May 14, 1888. His wife applied for a widow's pension on April 23, 1889.

Leach died April 16, 1889 in Washington County, Tennessee and is buried at Union Church of Christ Cemetery in Jonesborough, Tennessee.


  1. His full name may be Enoch Madison Leach and Sarah's surname may be Osborne. Additional research is needed.

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