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Seligson, Herman A.


Age: 21, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn 1LT, Co. C, 9th VT INF, 6/24/62 (6/24/62), pr CPT, Co. C, 1/1/63 (1/14/63), tr to Co. A, 6/13/65, pr LTC, 7/20/65 (7/20/65), m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: 07/26/1843, Potsdam, Germany
Death: 08/18/1891

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 01/0048A
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 73602560


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Alice K., 10/13/1891
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Arlington National Cemetery, VA

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


John Gibson Collection

Herman A. Seligson

Source: Washington Post, 8/20/1891; courtesy of Erik Hinckley.