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Federal (USV)


James S. Hayward

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 32 year old bootmaker in Stoughton, he enlisted and mustered on 11 August 1862 as Private, Company I, 12th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Richardson (1841-1872) in January 1859 and they had a son Elbridge Aaron Hayward (b. 1860).


c. 1830; Taunton, MA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 57 - 59  [AotW citation 6848]