Charles A. Weed(1839 - 1895)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 7th Ohio Infantry (3 months) in April 1861, and was First Sergeant. He enrolled as First Lieutenant, Company D, 7th Ohio Infantry (3 years) on 17 June 1861 at age 22. Promoted to Captain of Company E on 5 February 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in action at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission on 22 February 1863.
After the War:
He was employed in construction of railroads, including the Union Pacific.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Ohio1. Further detail and his photograph from Itinerary2.
|Birth Date: 03/20/1839 Place of Birth: Painesville, OH |
Death Date: 08/28/1895 Death Place: Tampico, MEXICO
1 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 213, 217 [AotW citation 13084]
2 Wilson, Lawrence, and the Historical Committee of the Regimental Association, Itinerary of the Seventh Ohio Infantry 1861-1864, New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907, pg. 457 [AotW citation 13085]
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