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Federal (USV)


Roswell Hay

(c. 1818 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 44, he enlisted 29 August 1862 at Watertown, NY, in Company C, 35th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died, probably of disease, in the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, on 13 (or 8) November 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried at Smoketown but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Raswell Hay, with service from the State of New York.2


c. 1818


11/13/1862; Smoketown, MD; 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 3624]

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, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 22, pg. 345  [AotW citation 17655]