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Joseph Hayes
Birth: Sep. 14, 1835
South Berwick
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1912
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  William Allen Hayes (1783 - 1851)
  Susan Lord Hayes (1790 - 1870)
  William Augustus Hayes (1813 - 1814)*
  Susan Hayes Doe (1821 - 1873)*
  Augustus Lord Hayes (1826 - 1906)*
  Constantia Hayes (1832 - 1851)*
  Joseph Hayes (1835 - 1912)
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Old Fields Cemetery
South Berwick
York County
Maine, USA
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General, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 19, 2016

- Keeper of the Stars
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