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Federal (USV)


James M. Seibert

(1830 - 1906)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 30 year old farmer from Mitchell, IN, he mustered as Wagoner, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was reduced to Private 28 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant on 4 November 1862. He was wounded again, in the right arm and thigh in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and returned to duty 12 December 1863. He was wounded for the third time at Resaca, GA, slightly, in the left hand, on 15 May and was back with his Company on 11 June 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Historical Data Systems database and Steven Russell's Roster. His father Christian (1785-1864) was born in Washington County, MD. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/19/1830 in VA


12/31/1906; Shawswick, IN; burial in Crawford Cemetery, Shawswick, IN