Failey Craig(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 59th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 25 on 18 September 1861 at Ashland, Ohio, and mustered in as Private, Oompany I, 59th New York Infantry on 19 October. He transferred to Company H in November or December 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds received at Antietam on 24 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2, who also list him as Finley Craig.
Death Date: 09/24/1864 Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3379]
2 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 26 (for 1900), pg. 415 [AotW citation 8607]
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