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Federal (USV)


John McFadden

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company I, 7th Ohio Infantry for 3 years on 19 June 1861 at age 33.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 17 September 1862 with consumption (tuberculosis) and died there on 31 October 1862.

After the War

Reinterred from burial in Frederick, MD to the Antietam National Cemetery in or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as a Sergeant. Service data from the Roster2, which says he died in Alexandria, VA. Hospital details from the Patient List.3


c. 1828


10/31/1862; 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 3876]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 232  [AotW citation 13037]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #23  [AotW citation 25374]