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Federal (USV)


Seymore Beeman

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 21 year old laborer in Jackson, he enlisted in Tioga County on 30 May 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company A, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 11 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter from the hospital in York, PA on 21 July 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from Bates2 and the Card File,3 as Seymour Bermon.


c. 1840


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 128  [AotW citation 16360]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22934]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22935]