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Federal (USV)


John Stumf

(1839 - 1914)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company I, 20th New York Infantry on 3 May 1861, and transferred to Company K on the 6th.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal on 3 April 1863, and mustered out of service on 1 June 1863 in New York City.

After the War

His last place of residence was 781 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from Jeffrey I. Richman's research on soldiers buried in Greenwood hosted online by Gary Kappesser.


1839 in GERMANY


1914; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


1   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, Issue 20, pg. 155  [AotW citation 11995]