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Confederate (CSV)


John Seitze

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 33 year old clerk in Augusta, GA, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 12 July 1861. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and promoted to 4th Sergeant the same day.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 1 October 1862 in Frederick, MD. He was originally buried "on west side of, and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" and was possibly reinterred in Washington Confederate Cemetery in Hagerstown, MD in about 1874.

References & notes

His burial information from Pruett,1 as John Sidly, and from the Mt Olivet list,2 as John Sietz. His service from the Roll,3 as John Seitzes, and Swain.4 His memorial at Mt. Olivet is on Findagrave.


c. 1828


10/01/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4961]

2   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5139]

3   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company F, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24206]

4   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 636  [AotW citation 24653]