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George W. Hays
Co. H , 21st Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry

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 ears.


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

More details at .....
Rootsweb World Connect Project: Ewing / Hays Family File, A Work in Progress

Photo & biographical information generously donated by Wilene

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