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Federal (USV)


John J. Hostetler

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 February 1862. He was wounded at 2nd Bull Run, VA on 30 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was probably mortally wounded by gunshot at Antietam on 17 September 1862 (but may have been suffering from his Bull Run wound).

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 28 September but died there of wounds on 23 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as John J. Hasteller, Co. B. Service information from Bates.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as John J. Hostetler, Company B. His memorial is on Findagrave, for grave #3927.


10/23/1862; 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 3616]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22141]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #423  [AotW citation 22142]