Cecil Clay Photo

Cecil Clay

Born: Feb 13, 1842

Death: Sep 23, 1903

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: United States

Cecil Clay

Date of Birth : Feb 13, 1842
Date of Death : Sep 23, 1903
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Cecil Clay was captain of Company K in the 58th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He performed gallantly while wounded, earning the Medal of Honor for his actions during the assault and capture of Fort Harrison, Virginia in the Confederate defenses of Richmond, Virginia on September 29, 1864. He was later chief clerk of the United States Department of Justice.

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