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Federal (USV)


Freeman C. Gay

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company K on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted from Corporal to 2d Lt on November 1, 1862 - wounded at Antietam and Fredericksburg - captured at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 - discharged by Special Order on April 28, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11048]