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Federal (USV)

Private

Louis Lacy

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Marion County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and died the same day in Middletown, MD.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Middletown to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Lewis Layey. Service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

09/14/1862 Middletown, 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 3773]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 397  [AotW citation 20638]