|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1864|
Joseph Hedley (sometimes spelled Hedly) was an American Soldier during the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865.
He enlisted on May 2nd, 1861, at New York City, New York, for two years service, at the age of 32, and was mustered into service as a Private in Company D of the 17th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on May 20th, 1861. He served with the 17th Regiment throughout its campaigns in Virginia and Maryland with the Army of the Potomac, and returned home with the regiment to be mustered out of service with the Company on June 2nd, 1863, at New York City, New York.
He re-enlisted on June 19th, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service, and was mustered into service as a Private in Company A of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on August 7th, 1863, at Camp Sprague, Staten Island, New York. He served with the regiment in its campaigns through Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
He was wounded in action on September 1st, 1864, at the Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, and was taken to a hospital near Atlanta, Georgia, where he died of wounds on September 26th, 1864.
Marietta National Cemetery
Plot: G, 7730
Maintained by: Kenneth Robison II
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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