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Federal (USV)


Joseph Winder

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 32 year old laborer in Warrensvile, he enlisted there on 11 January 1862 and mustered into service as Private, Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 25 January 1862 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg on 19 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial near the battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1830


10/19/1862; 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 4370]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23734]