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Federal (USV)


Edward Gilday

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A currier from Marblehead, he enlisted in Company C, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 23 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted in 1864 and mustered out with his Company 26 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1838; Charlestown, MA


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 325 - 341  [AotW citation 14419]