Thursday, March 20, 2014

John M. Hayse or Hays, a Kansas Soldier.

John wasn't what we would call a true Kansan but non the less he fought in a Kansas regiment and for this his name should be given.

John M. Hays, Private, 14th., Kansas Cavalry, Company K., Residence Oregon, Missouri, Enlisted September 10, 1863, Mustered November 5, 1863; Died at Fort Smith Arkansas, May 20, 1864.

J. M. Hayse, private 14th., Kansas Cavalry, Co. K., was accidentally wounded May 19, 1864, and was admitted to the hospital at Fort Smith Arkansas.  Surgeon C. E. Swasewy U. S. V. "Reported Gunshot wound of the left thigh into abdomen with a fracture of the neck of the femur.  Death resulted from perforation of the bowels, on May 20, 1864."    

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