site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Failey Craig

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 25 on 18 September 1861 at Ashland, Ohio, and mustered in as Private, Oompany I, 59th New York Infantry on 19 October. He transferred to Company H in November or December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds received at Antietam on 24 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2, who also list him as Finley Craig.


c. 1836


09/24/1864; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3379]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for 1900), pg. 415  [AotW citation 8607]