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Federal (USV)


William Fox

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company H, 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 21 September with rheumatism and died there on 22 September.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Hospital and death details from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/22/1862; 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 3516]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #287  [AotW citation 22917]