127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
Leonard Franklin "Frank" Requa
1844 - 1926
Unassigned
Born:  May 1844, Westchester, NY 
Date of Death: March 20, 1926 Manhattan, NY
Burial Location: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Enlistment Date: February 10, 1865, at Kingston, NY to serve one year
Mustered In: February 10, 1865
Rank: Private

Description: 5 Feet 6 Inches Tall, Grey Eyes, Brown Hair, Light Complexion

Company: Unassigned

Muster Out Date: With detachment, May 8, 1865, at Hart’s Island, New York Harbor

Marriage Date and Place: May 7, 1873
Wife’s Name: Sarah White
Birth Date: June, 1844
Date of Death: 1923 Buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY











Wife’s Father's Name: Rufus
Wife’s Mother's Name: Helen 

Father’s Name: Henry
Mother’s Name: Elenor

Children: 
1) Howard Meade Born 1874 Died 189 Buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
2) Leonard F Born July 5, 1878 Died April 1975 Buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
 ** Leonard graduated Columbia law school, was a successful lawyer but gave it up to become a minister in the Baptist Church.

Occupations: Pre War: Clerk
Occupations: Post War: Manufacturer Cables and Wires

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath
Ancestry.com and Find A Grave
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