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Federal (USV)


Stilman L. Annis

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A shoemaker (cordwainer) from Lynn, he enlisted in Company F, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 27 on 25 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of dysentery at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 November 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred to the National Cemetery from his original burial in Frederick, MD in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Stelman Annis, Company C. His service from Soldiers,2 as Stillman S. Annis. Disease and hospital details from the Patient List.3 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as S.S. Annis.

He left a young widow and at least two small children.


11/23/1823; Fairhaven, MA


11/22/1862; Frederick, 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 3164]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 107  [AotW citation 14394]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #433  [AotW citation 25988]