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Federal (USV)


Anderson Shannon

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 134th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Butler County, he enlisted as a Corporal in Company C, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of typhoid fever in a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 5 November 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 History,1 as H.Shannon. His service from Bates.2 Hospital detail from the Patient List,3 as Henderson Shannon. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1841; Connoquenessing, PA


11/05/1862; 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 4150]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25103]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #299  [AotW citation 25104]