Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Timothy E. Gay, 9th., Ohio, Cavalry.

Ohio State Records.

Timothy E. Gay, Private, Age 18, Enlisted in the 9th., Ohio, Cavalry Co. H., August 21, 1863, for three years.  Wounded at Floreoce, Ala., discharged November 25, 1865, at camp Dennison, Ohio, on Surgeon's Certificate of disability.

Files of the Surgeon General.

Timothy E. Gay, Co. H., 9th., Ohio Cavalry, Age 19, was shot in the left thigh while on guard duty, at Cypress Creek, April 22, 1864.  "Wound was the result of an accident".  The missile a carbine ball, entering the knee joint.  The upper third of the femur was amputated.  He was furnished with an artificial limb seven months after the injury, by the firm of Douglas Bly.  On November 17, 1864, he was discharge from the service and pensioned.  His pension was paid on September 4, 1879.

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