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Federal (USV)


Sebastian Cabot Duncan, Jr.

(1840 - 1915)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company E, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 12 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded, hit on a knuckle, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal on 1 November 1862 and First Lieutenant 1 June 1864. He mustered out on 8 June 1865 at Washington, DC. He was honored by brevet to Captain "for gallant and meritorious services during the campaign in Georgia and the Carolinas", to date from 13 March 1865.

References & notes

Service from Stryker.1 Details from notes accompanying a collection of his wartime letters at the New Jersey Historical Society. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




09/04/1915; burial in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI


1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William Scudder Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 643  [AotW citation 17153]