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Federal (USV)

Private

James Shay

(? - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 17, a spinner from Providence, Rhode Island on enlistment in November 1861.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 200 - 203  [AotW citation 5969]