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Federal (USV)


Phineas E. Johnson

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in Brooklyn on 26 April 1861 and mustered as Private, Company F 10th New York Infantry on 30 April. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 10 October 1862 with typhoid fever and died there on 16 November 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Frederick 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 Hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as P.E. Johnson.


c. 1840


11/16/1862; 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 3689]

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 1899, Ser. No. 18, pg. 917  [AotW citation 25240]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #876  [AotW citation 25241]