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Federal (USV)


Theron Bailey Seeley, Jr.

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Jackson, he enlisted in Company B, Seventh Michigan Infantry on 20 August 1861, at Monroe, for 3 years, age 25.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Theron B. Leely. Service details from the Michigan Adjutant General2, who spells his last name Seely. Furhter details from family genealogists. Seeley, Bailey (age 14, born NY, father named Theron B.) in Pittsford Township, Hillsdale County, MI in 1850 Federal Census.


01/20/1836 in NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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  [AotW citation 3784]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pg. 91  [AotW citation 12090]