The Last Soldier Project: Marquette County, Wis.|
Leonard Dibble enlisted at Dekorra, WI, on 23 Feb 1864, in Co. B, 36th Wis. Vol. Infantry. He was wounded at Cold Harbor on June 3, 1864, "shell wound, left leg below knee". He was mustered out on 26 May 1865.
According to a newspaper obituary, Dibble was ninety-four years old and had resided in Marquette County for 80 years. Much of that time he resided at Packwaukee. Dibbell died in a hospital in Wisconsin Rapids on Sunday, Feb. 11, 1940. The funeral was conducted from the M.E. church in Montello and he was buried in Nott Cemetery.
A few weeks after his death, a tribute to Dibble was published in the local newspaper:
A Soldier's Burial
As the last notes of the bugle sounded clear o'er the hills,
Marquette County Historical Society - Ellen Martin
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Wisconsin