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28th Kentucky Infantry      
Company A
Paul Byerly - Captain   
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Contact Name:  David S. Shaw
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Date Added:  7/10/2008
Company B
Dominick Morley - Unknown   
all our family knows is that dominick morley came from county mayo ireland about 1847 around the time of the irish potato famine and that he lived in hell's kitchen, new york, before settling in kentucky. he and his wife elizabeth and two sons are buried in the catholic cemetary in hodgenville, kentucky. i just found his military service information that he was part of the 28th Ky. Infantry, Co.B, Union Army during the Civil War.,on www.internment.net.


Contact Name:  Clifford J. Morley
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Date Added:  7/27/2008
Company B
Samuel N Patterson - Private   
I have Samuel Patterson's discharge paper but have no other information about him other than he was a Private in Co. B, 28th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry.
Contact Name:  Ross W. Simpson
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Date Added:  7/18/2009
Company C
Marcus L. Goldsmith - Sergeant   
My wife's ancestor, son of John Rolland Goldsmith & Ann Greenwood. b.abt 1821. Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Enlisted on 11/14/1861 at New Haven, KY as a Corporal. On 1/23/1862 he mustered into 'C' Co. KY 28th Infantry.
He Re-enlisted on 1/5/1864. Promoted to Sergt 3/1/1865. Was badly wounded in a charge at Pine Mt.Ga. June 17,1864. and was out of action until March 7th, 1865. The following describes that action : ' In a charge near Pine Mountain it lost 4 men killed and 12
wounded. In the month of June the killed and wounded of the
regiment aggregated 56.'



Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  5/11/2007
Company C
John Higgins - Private   
My Great Grandfather, John Higgins, joined the 28th Kentucky Infantry when it was formed and served with the unit until his death in 1865. His record included numerous hospital stays as well as 'absences' when he visited his wife and 2 young daughters in Louisville. He was charged with desertion but was later cleared of that charge. He died mysteriously while the unit was in Port Lavaca, TX after the war had ended. Record says only that he was 'buried in effects.'
Contact Name:  Ed Flynn
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Date Added:  12/10/2009
Company D
John Wesley Hayes - Private   
Sep., 1837
Letcher County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1916
Rowan County
Kentucky, USA

Wife of Frances (Cornett) Hayes. He was a Civil War Veteran, Company D 26(28)? Kentucky Infantry.I believe there is a mistake on his stone.(He appears on the list for the 28th KY Infantry as found on records.) He settled in about 1850 in Rowan County, Kentucky. Hayes Crossing was named for Wesley Hayes. He also donated the land for the Hayes Cemetery at Hayes Crossing. Father of- A. Neal Hayes, Douglas 'Doug' Hayes, James R. Hayes, Robert'Bob' D. Hayes, Andrew J. 'Drew' Hayes,Louisa 'Lou' Hayes, Nancy B. 'Nan' Hayes, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Hayes, John H. Hayes, Wesley Baldwin Hayes, William 'Will' Hayes.


Contact Name:  DB
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Date Added:  12/27/2009
Company E
Isaiah Marion Granville Bailey - Private   
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Contact Name:  Donna
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Date Added:  5/26/2008
Company F
Bernhard Berghoff - Private   
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Contact Name:  Scott Berghoff
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Date Added:  10/11/2012
Company F
William Leish - Sergeant   
William's surname was Nishwitz, but several of his miliary records show him as Leish (or Lish).
Contact Name:  Chris Hall
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Date Added:  5/19/2008
Company F
Bartholomew Tierney - Private   
Enlisted Nov. 21st 1861 in Louisville, Mustered in Capt. O'Neill's Co. 28th Ky. Vols. in New Haven on Jan 23 1862, later became Company F. On rolls until Dec 18 1864 was in hospitals in Nashville and Chatanooga until Jan. 1865. Mustered out Feb. 7th in Huntstville Al.
Contact Name:  Jim Storch
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Date Added:  7/30/2008
Company I
Bernhard Speaker - Sergeant   
Bernhard Speaker was my great-grandfather. He was born in Germany in 1834 and enlisted at Louisville, KY in 1862. Anyone with more information about the 28th KY Infantry is welcome to contact me. This company apparently had a lot of men who were from Germany.
Contact Name:  Gary Richards
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Date Added:  12/28/2004
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