James McVay(? - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Norwich, he was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He died of "exhaustion on the march" and was buried in blankets on a hillside near Rockville, MD.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Goddard1, who calls him Michael. His sons Michael and Francis were also in the Company and present for his burial.
Death Date: 09/09/1862 Death Place: Rockville, MD
1 Goddard, Henry Perkins, and Calvin Goddard Zon, editor, The Good Fight That Didn't End, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008, pp. 52 - 58 [AotW citation 9331]
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