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Federal (USV)

Private

John P. Post

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 80th New York Infantry (20th Militia)

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted on 18 August 1861 in Kingston and mustered as Private, Company F, 20th New York State Militia (80th Infantry) on 5 September.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History 1 as Corporal J.P. Post. His service from the Adjutant General.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1833

Death

09/17/1862 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 4041]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 1273  [AotW citation 22604]