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Bennington, VT, Herman Allen FAY b. 1778
Herman Allen FAY, soldier, was born in Bennington, VT, in 1778; son of Jonas and Lydia (SAFFORD) FAY. He was graduated from the US 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, NY, as US 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 Bannington, Vt, 20 August 1865.
20th Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Vol IV
Posted 28 May 2000