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Federal (USV)


John M. Rust

(1824 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 122nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 38, he enlisted 13 August 1862 at Marcellus as Private, Company F, 122nd New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He died of disease on 26 October 1862 at Downsville, MD.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service and death detail from New York.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.


02/24/1824; Otisco, NY


10/26/1862; Downsville, 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 4122]

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 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 319  [AotW citation 25056]