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Federal (USA)

Lieutenant

Jonas Seaman

(c. 1816 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Command Billet: Commanding Detachment

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: Ohio Cavalry, Third Independant Company

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 45 on 4 July 1861 as First (or Orderly) Sergeant in the 3rd Company, Ohio Cavalry - also known as Pfau's Cincinnati Cavalry. He was appointed First Lieutenant on 10 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He resigned his commission on 6 December 1863.

References & notes

Service basics from Ohio.1

Birth

c. 1816

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. XI, pg. 697  [AotW citation 17089]