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Federal (USV)


David Hayes

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted as Private in Company K, 30th Ohio Infantry on 8 August 1861 and mustered into Federal service with them at Champ Chase, Columbus, OH on 26 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862 and died in a field hospital in Middletown, MD the same day.

References & notes

His service from the Roster,1 which says he was killed outright at Fox's Gap. Details from family genealogists. He may be among the "unknowns" buried at Antietam National Cemetery; a memorial for him in Ogles Ridge Cemetery, Middleburg, OH is on Findagrave, source also of a heavily retouched tintype photograph of him.

He married Evaline W. Snyder (1834-c. 1894) in 1853 in Noble County, OH and they had 3 children.


c. 1835; Belmont County, OH


09/14/1862; Middletown, MD


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 424  [AotW citation 22238]