127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
Ledger Boon
1839 - 1895
Company D
Born: 1839 in England.  Ledger became a naturalized citizen on January 14, 1862
Date of Death: June 30, 1895, Washington, DC
Burial Location: St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, DC

Enlistment Date: August 12, 1862, at New York City, to serve 3 years
Mustered In: September 8, 1862
Rank: Private
Description: 5 feet 11 Inches Tall, Brown Eyes, Black Hair, dark Complexion
Details: Detailed ambulance driver, September 14, 1862
Muster Out Date: June 25, 1865, at Charleston, SC

Occupations: Pre War: Baker 

Known Addresses:
1880/1894: East 124th, East 125th and East 126th Street, NYC
October 1894, Soldiers Home Togus Maine, Transferred to Government Insane Asylum, Washington, DC November 26, 1894. Ledger was having mental problems before going to the Soldiers Home in Togus. This article is from the NY Herald, July 28, 1894.
Born: 

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath
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