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Federal (USV)

Private

John Fitzgerald

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company E, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 20 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of remittent fever and pneumonia at Sharpsburg on 1 December 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service from Stryker.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

12/01/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3501]

2   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, pg. 645  [AotW citation 17152]