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Federal (USV)


James Steward

(c. 1825 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

From Prince Edward Island, Canada, he was a 36 (or 26) year old raftsman in Charleston when he enlisted in Warren County on 26 May 1861. He mustered into service as Private, Company D, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 May in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date not given.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Details from Mark Reinsberg's Descent of the Raftsmen's Guard: A Roll Call (1970) [download article pdf], as James Stewart.


c. 1825


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11423]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22957]