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Federal (USV)


Sylvester L. Haynes

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enlisted on 20 August 1861 in Stockton for three years and mustered as Private, Company G, 49th New York Infantry on 11 September.

On the Campaign

He died, probably of disease, in a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 30 November 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Sylvester L. Haines.


c. 1830


11/30/1862; Hagerstown, 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 3628]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 24, pg. 1255  [AotW citation 22519]