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Federal (USV)


Joel Mix

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 76th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Richford at age 23 in Company E, 76th New York Infantry on 17 October 1861 and mustered as Private the next day.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in the hospital at Smoketown, MD on 26 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried at Smoketown 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 New York.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1838; Tioga County, NY


10/26/1862; Smoketown, 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 3940]

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 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 324  [AotW citation 25278]