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Federal (USV)

Private

Michael Fay

(c. 1824 - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Providence, RI, he enlisted on 5 December 1861 in Company A, 2nd Rhode Island Infantry.

The rest of the War

He died of disease on 27 September. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 with details from Dyer2.

Birth

c. 1824

Death

09/27/1862 Downsville, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3484]

2   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pg. 119  [AotW citation 14100]