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Federal (USV)


Samuel Penner

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 64th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 24 when he enlisted in Company K in October 1861. He was wounded in action at Fair Oaks, VA on 1 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 23 November 1862 with chronic diarrhea and died there on 26 December 1862.

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 History1, which has him as Prinner and in Company H. Service information from State of New York2. Hospital details from the Patient List,3 as Samuel Pinner.


c. 1837


12/26/1862; 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 4049]

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, Issue 27 (for 1900), pg. 344  [AotW citation 7706]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #690  [AotW citation 25283]