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Federal (USV)


Samuel T. Stewart

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 26, from Armstrong County, he enlisted on 8 June 1861 and mustered as First Sergeant, Company G, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves in Washington, DC on 29 July.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried in Burkittsville, MD but was reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bates2 and the Veterans' Card File. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1835


09/14/1862; Burkittsville, 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 4226]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 26365]