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Federal (USV)


Michael Daily

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 78th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 27 in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company C, 78th New York Infantry on 24 February 1862. He was promoted Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to First Sergeant on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was returned to Sergeant, 1 April 1863 and transferred to Company C, One Hundred and Second NY Infantry on 12 July 1864. He was wounded in action on 20 July 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, GA. He mustered out on 1 April 1865 at Goldsboro, NC.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, who says he was also borne as Dailay and Dailey.


c. 1835


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 29 (for the year 1901), pp. 635 -695  [AotW citation 15406]