George W. HAYS (1825-1901) enlisted August 11, 1861, as a Private in the
1st Northeast MO Volunteer Regiment; consolidated with the 2nd NE MO to
form the 21st MO Infantry Regiment, December 31, 1861. George was
mustered into Company H as a Corporal, February 1, 1862, for 3 years.
On their way to Pittsburgh Landing in Tennessee in mid-March, George
contracted the measles and a severe cold. He was left behind at the
hospital in Mound City, IL, and was discharged April 2, 1862.
Complications from his illness caused him to lose his hearing in both
George W. Hays, Born - March 18, 1825, Owen Co., IN
Died - July 4, 1901, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS,
Buried - Galatia Cemetery, Fairview Twp., Barton Co., KS; no stone
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