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Federal (USV)

Private

Lucius A. Way

(1834 - 1898)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

A bootmaker in Wilton, he enlisted at age 25 in Company I, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 19 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 9 October 1862.

After the War

By 1870 he was in Milford, and worked on "the railroad". He was in the New Hampshire Soldiers' Home at Tilton for periods from 1894 to his death in 1898.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Details and Census data from family genealogists. Death information from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

1834; Lempster, NH

Death

09/27/1898 Tilton, NH; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, NH

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 187 - 202  [AotW citation 13474]