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HEMAN FAY
   
Researched, transcribed and contributed by Cathy Kubly
From 20th Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. IV
Originally Posted 28 May 2000
   
FAY, Heman Allen, soldier, was born in Bennington, Vt., in 1778; son of Jonas and Lydia (Safford) Fay. He was graduated from the U.S. military academy in 1808, and served on garrison duty during the war of 1812-15. In 1816 he was appointed chief forage-master of the northern division of the army and in 1818 was stationed at Albany, N.Y., as U.S. military store-keeper. He published: An Official Account of Battles Fought Between the Army and Navy of the United States and Great Britain in 1812-15 (1815). He died in Bennington, Vt., Aug. 20, 1865.