Charles Leuthart

Charles Leuthart, a native of Switzerland, was born April 4, 1830. He emigrated to this country in 1859, and made his home in Floyd Co., in 1865. His father, John Leuthart is deceased, as is also his mother Elizabeth (Viliger) Leuthart. Nov. 1860, he was married in Louisville, Ky., to Mary Rosenberger who was born in 1842, in Clark Co., Ind.She was a daughter of the late Adam and Deborah (Rosenberger) Rosenberger, deceased. Seven children have blessed this union born the order here given: John dec., Joseph, Nicholas, Frank P., Charles, Eliza and Valentine. Our subject was engaged in farming and was 31 years old when the war broke out; he enlisted in the Union army during the fall of 1861, at Louisville, Ky., in Co. B, 4th Ky. Cav. He was promoted to Corp., and to Sergt., and so served in the battles of Lebanon, Stone River, Lookout Mt., Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Nashville and Wilsonís Raid. He was stricken with typhoid fever and was cared for in hospital in 1862, at Nashville for three months and at Louisville, Ky., the same length of time. He was honorable discharged from his enlistment in winter of 1863-64 to re-enlist as a veteran, thus obtaining a veteranís furlough of thirty days. He was finally honorably discharged Aug. 1865, at Macon, Ga.Comrade Leuthart is a member of Sanderson Post, 191, his occupation is that of a farmer and his address is Navelton, Ind.

From the book, Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen Vol. II

H.H. Hardesty, Publisher

N.Y., Toledo, Chicago


Pg. 1205

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