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Federal (USV)

Captain

Frederick A. Seymour

(c. 1821 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

 

see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

He had Militia experience before the War. He was appointed Captain, Company G, 7th Ohio Infantry on 14 June 1861 at age 40.

On the Campaign

He assumed command of the Regiment at Antietam after the next senior officer, Major Crane, took charge of the Tyndale's Brigade.

The rest of the War

He wrote the after-action report for his Regiment. He resigned his commission on 17 April 1863. Some records show he'd been appointed Major later in 1863, but that commission revoked; and that he resigned as late as 1864.

References & notes

Service data from the Roster1.

More on the Web

See a bio sketch at eHistory from George L. Wood's The Seventh Regiment: A Record, New York: James Miller, 1865.

Birth

c. 1821

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 224  [AotW citation 13035]