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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Harry H. Stewart

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company A, 2nd Maryland Infantry on 13 June 1861. By October he had been promoted Corporal, acted as Company Clerk, made Color Sergeant, and was serving as the Colonel's clerk. He was promoted First Sergeant prior to Antietam.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Further details from a brief bio and collection of his letters posted online by Dr. Kenneth Stewart Thompson on the 2nd Md Infantry, US site.

Birth

02/05/1841; Medford, NJ

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, pp. 76 - 87  [AotW citation 13003]