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Federal (USV)


Smyrna W. Seever

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 3rd Indiana Cavalry

Before Antietam

From Jefferson County, he enlisted as Private in Company E, 3rd Indiana Cavalry on 22 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at the Quebec Schoolhouse near Middletown, MD on 13 September 1862 and died there the next day.

The rest of the War

He as reinterred from his original burial in Middletown to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as S.N. Sever. His service from the Adjutant General.2 His death also in Pickerill.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as S.W. Seever.


09/14/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869, pg. 67  [AotW citation 25302]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 5, pg. 394; Vol. 8, pg. 210  [AotW citation 25303]

3   Pickerill, William N., History of the Third Indiana Cavalry, Indianapolis: Aetna Printing, 1906, pg. 190  [AotW citation 25304]