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Federal (USA)


Albinus Perry Sumner

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th United States Infantry, First Battalion

Before Antietam

A 24 year old farmer at High Forest, Olmsted County, MN, he enlisted on 3 June 1862 in Chatfield, MN as Private, Company C, 12th US Infantry.

On the Campaign

He died, probably of disease, at Sharpsburg, MD on 20 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during in about 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from the Register,2 as Albines P. Sumner. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1850 and 1860. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1837; Wayne County, NY


10/20/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4240]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 142-43, pg. 795  [AotW citation 25181]