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Federal (USV)

Musician

Conrad Schnell

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as a Musician in Company K, First New Jersey Infantry on 21 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of consumption (pneumonia) at the Court House hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 7 November 1862.

After the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New Jersey1. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.

Death

11/07/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pg. 99  [AotW citation 17658]