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Federal (USV)


Peter C. Stephens

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted in New York City as Private, Company H, 5th New York Infantry on 13 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Frederick, MD on 2 December 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Peter Stevens. His service from the Adjutant General.2


c. 1839


12/02/1862; 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 4222]

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 1898, Ser. No. 17  [AotW citation 24712]