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Federal (USV)


Garvin M. Christie

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 134th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 27, from Butler County, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 4 November and died there of typhoid fever on 7 November 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Frederick but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Garn M. Christie. His service from Bates.2 Hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/07/1862; 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 3325]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25099]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #275  [AotW citation 25100]