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Federal (USV)


Sebastian Stearns

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 105th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted 13 November 1861 at Holley and mustered in as Private, Company C, 105th New York Infantry on 3 December.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in the Smoketown Hospital on 31 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 New York,2 as Sebastin Stearns. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/04/1842; Orleans County, NY


10/31/1862; 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 4219]

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 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 1185  [AotW citation 25344]