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Joseph Hayes
Birth: Sep. 14, 1835
Death: Aug. 19, 1912

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Harvard University graduate, mustered as Major of the 18th Mass. Infantry on Aug. 24, 1861. Promoted to Lt. Col. on Aug. 25, 1862. Saw action with the 18th Mass. during the Peninsula Campaign to the Wilderness Campaign. Wounded in the head at the Wilderness. Commissioned Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers on May 12, 1864. He was taken prisoner at Weldon RR and assigned as Commissioner to oversee treatment of Union POW's. Breveted as Major General of U.S. Vols. on Mar. 16, 1865. He commanded advanced Brigade of 5th Army Corps in pursuit of Lee's forces in April 1865. Following the war, he was a Civil Engineer and introduced hydralic mining in South America. Died in a private sanitarium in New York City. (bio by: Donald Thompson) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Allen Hayes (1783 - 1851)
  Susan Lord Hayes (1790 - 1870)
 
 Sibling:
  Susan Hayes Doe*
  Joseph Hayes (1835 - 1912)
 
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Burial:
Old Fields Cemetery
South Berwick
York County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 03, 2002
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