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Federal (USV)

Private

James McVay

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Norwich, he was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He died of "exhaustion on the march" and was buried in blankets on a hillside near Rockville, MD.

References & 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

09/09/1862 Rockville, MD

Notes

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]