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A.C. Hayden

A.C. Hayden

Federal (USV)


Albert Clinton Hayden

(1837 - 1866)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old nailer in Weymouth, MA, he enlisted 8 August and mustered as Private, Company H, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring field hospital near Keedysville, MD, at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 21 September, then sent on to Washington, DC. He was discharged for wounds on 8 November 1862 in Alexandria, VA.

After the War

He died of tuberculosis in April 1866 at only 29 years old.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.1 Hospital detail from Nelson2 and the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture is from a photograph of unknown provenance in the Historical Data Systems database.


03/11/1837; Weymouth, MA


04/18/1866; Weymouth, MA; burial in Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 691  [AotW citation 20473]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 241  [AotW citation 20474]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #195  [AotW citation 20475]