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Federal (USV)

Private

Joseph Gray

(1822 - 1873)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 39 year old currier living in Salem when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on disability on 27 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.

Birth

08/31/1822; Hiram, ME

Death

06/12/1873 Salem, 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, pp.208 - 213  [AotW citation 2711]