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Federal (USV)


Francis Hopkins Price


(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old laborer in Huntingdon County, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 30 August 1861, and mustered as Private, Company D, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 October at Camp Griffin, VA.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in Hagerstown, MD on 17 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Hagerstown, MD to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/27/1838; Centre County, PA


10/07/1862; 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 4046]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23079]