(1838 - 1902)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as First Sergeant, National Light Infantry (a First Defender, 3 months service) on 18 April 1861. He enrolled on 23 September 1861 in Company A, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry, as Captain.
On the Campaign
Colonel Cake wrote of him at Crampton's Gap on 14 September 1862:
Captain Hay, Company A, also preserved his excellent reputation as a fighting officer, holding his company well in hand, always cool and in line. His services were invaluable in the fight, as they always are on the march, on picket, or in command of skirmishers.
The rest of the War
Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate on 27 December 1862.
After the War
He was active in the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). He was Justice of the Peace for Dubois, PA by 1887.
11/24/1838 in PA
04/09/1902; burial in Morningside Cemetery, DuBois, PA