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Federal (USV)


John Patterson

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 67th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Brooklyn and mustered as Private in Company I, 67th New York Infantry on 20 June.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died of typhoid fever at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 4 November 1862.

After the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 with service from the State of New York.2 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1833


11/04/1862; Hagerstown, 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 4022]

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. 27, pg. 1060  [AotW citation 17651]