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Federal (USV)


William H. H. Page

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 8th New York Cavalry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 5 September 1861 in Rushville, NY, and mustered as Sergeant, Company G, 8th New York Cavalry on 17 October.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to the US Army General Hospital #2 in Frederick, MD on 27 October 1862 and died there of typhoid fever on 1 November.

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 which has him as W.H.H Page in Company M. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital details from the Patient List,3 which has him in the 8th Illinois Cavalry.


c. 1840


11/01/1862; 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 4012]

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 1894, Volume II, pg. 1019  [AotW citation 20329]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #785  [AotW citation 20330]