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Federal (USV)


William B. Hayes

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 20 in Company K, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 3 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He arrived on the field with his Division on 18 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died, probably of disease, on 19 November 1862 at Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 with detail from Bates2.


c. 1842


11/19/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in 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 3626]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13555]