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Federal (USV)


James Daley

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, a silversmith in Boston on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Arrested 6 October 1863, deserted again 21 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. One of 2 James Daleys in the Company.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 10 - 12  [AotW citation 6603]