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Federal (USV)


Samuel Barnes

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted in Meadville as Private, Company F, 9th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry on 24 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at the hospital in Smoketown, MD on 7 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred in the new National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bates.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


11/02/1862; Smoketown, 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 3195]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25059]