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Federal (USV)


Storer Seth Knight

(1841 - 1890)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, a clerk from Portland, he enlisted in Company B, 10th Maine Infantry on 18 August 1862.

On the Campaign

Early on the 17th at Antietam, he assisted Adjutant Gould in getting the wounded General Mansfield to the rear.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 31 May 1863 and reenlisted in Company D, 29th Maine Infantry. He was wounded in action at Cedar Creek, VA, on 19 October 1864. He was discharged 14 May 1865.

After the War

He was a clerk in the post office at Portland, and later worked in the railway mail service. In 1886 he was elected Register of Deeds for Cumberland County, and served to 1890.

References & notes

Service from the Maine Adjutant General1. Details from Gould.2 Personal information from a bio sketch of his son Dr. Charles Storer Knight in G.T. Little's Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (1909). His gravesite is on Findagrave. He's also seen as Stover S. Knight.


07/12/1841; Scarborough , Cumberland County, ME


08/18/1890; Portland, ME; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 269  [AotW citation 17408]

2   Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pp. 340-241  [AotW citation 17409]