Charles H. Hayden(c. 1838 - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 97th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted on 1 November 1861 in Company K, 97th NY Infantry at age 23.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Later promoted to Corporal and died on May 12, 1864 of wounds received in action in The Wilderness, VA on May 6, 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the AG's report, and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. The picture here from a photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.
Death Date: 05/12/1864
1 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 32 (for 1902) [AotW citation 7054]
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