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Federal (USV)


John Seifert

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 30 year old baker in Jasper, he mustered as Private, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was detached as a cattle guard from 22 September - 16 October 1862, and was discharged at Harpers Ferry, VA for disability from varicose ulcers on his legs on 13 April 1863.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from Steven Russell's Roster research.


c. 1831


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 625  [AotW citation 18812]