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Federal (USV)

Private

William Clay

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, from Jackson, MI, he enlisted 7 August and mustered as Private, Company K, 17th Michigan Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from Record of Service.1

Birth

c. 1830

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

Notes

1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 21  [AotW citation 20156]