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Federal (USV)

Private

James J. Hayes

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old lamplighter in Boston, he enlisted 19 August 1861 in Company G, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 458  [AotW citation 17861]