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Federal (USV)

Private

David Steward

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old from North Salem, he mustered as Private, Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at the Smoketown Hospital on 5 (or 24) December 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial at Smoketown, MD to the new National Cemetery in 1866 or 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as David Stewart in Company H. Service from Brown2 and the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

12/05/1862 Smoketown, 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 4225]

2   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 570  [AotW citation 18699]