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Federal (USV)


Sewell DeWitt

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company K, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 20 on 5 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed Sergeant, date not given. Transferred to the 4th Ohio Battalion at Petersburg, VA on 24 June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1, who has him as Sewel DeWist. Details from the State Roster, which lists him as Sewell W. DeWit.


c. 1841 in OH


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 236 - 240  [AotW citation 14858]