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Federal (USV)

Private

Madison Ray

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Harrison, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 5 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 18 October 1862 in Middletown, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth

1837 in OH

Death

10/18/1862 Middletown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 550 - 554  [AotW citation 10572]