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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel Delay

(c. 1840 - 1884)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old laborer from Boston, he enlisted in Company E, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 17 November 1862 at New York Harbor. He enlisted 26 April 1864 in the 13th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, but was again discharged, for disability, on 7 November 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines1 and the History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1840 in IRELAND

Death

05/29/1884 Malden, MA; burial in Catholic Mount Auburn Cemetery, Watertown, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 442; Vol. 7, pg. 158  [AotW citation 17790]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 144  [AotW citation 17791]