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Federal (USV)


Samuel Kay

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted on 4 September 1861 at Norristown, and mustered as Private, Company D, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry in Harrisburg on 20 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Card File.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Saint Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lafayette Hill, PA


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23193]