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Federal (USV)


John Howe

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Carroll, he enlisted as a Sergeant in Company H, 9th New Hampshire Infantry on 26 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Big Spring Hospital on the Geeting Farm near Keedysville, MD on 10 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried on the field near the hospital 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 Ayling.2


c. 1841; Carroll, NH


10/10/1862; Keedysville, 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 3659]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 483  [AotW citation 25199]