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Federal (USV)


Samuel Fee

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted and mustered into service as Private, Company F, 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 August 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 8 October and died there of chronic dysentery on 16 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick but was reinterred in the National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Card File.2 Hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1838


10/16/1862; 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 3485]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23005]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #202  [AotW citation 23006]