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Federal (USV)


Sylvester J. Hoose

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old sailor from Burlington, VT, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 3rd Vermont Infantry on 10 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 24 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 Peck.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1840 in VT


11/24/1862; 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 3652]

2   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 103  [AotW citation 25176]