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Federal (USV)


James F. Quinn

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 24 year old blacksmith in Philadelphia, he enlisted there in May 1861 and mustered as Private, Company K, 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at the Smoketown hospital on 17 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 Bates2 and the Card File. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


10/00/1862; 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 4055]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25321]