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Federal (USV)

Private

Michael McVay

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Norwich, he enlisted in Company K, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 5 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was on the Campaign with his Company.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company in May 1865.

References & notes

His presence on the Campaign from Goddard.1 His service from the Record.2 He and his brother Francis (also in the Company) buried their father James "on the march" at 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 9332]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Chase, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1899, pg. 585  [AotW citation 25129]