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Federal (USV)


Jacob Stevens

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 September 1861 at Youngstown.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September 1862 with typhoid fever and died there on 26 September 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick 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. Hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1829


09/27/1862; 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 4221]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25345]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.246  [AotW citation 25346]