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C.A. Weed

C.A. Weed

Federal (USV)

Captain

Charles A. Weed

(1839 - 1895)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Antietam.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1. Further detail and his photograph from Itinerary2.

Birth

03/20/1839; Painesville, OH

Death

08/28/1895 Tampico, MEXICO

Notes

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]