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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1859-1888
Inclusive dates
1859-1888
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1859-1888, of Edward Auguste Seton (1840-1865) of Louisiana, a lieutenant in Company K, 10th Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia, consisting of correspondence describing camp life and his service during the Peninsular campaign, 2nd Bull Run campaign, the Maryland campaign, and the battles of Antietam, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House. Also contains correspondence to and from other members of the Seton family, poetry, accounts, and recipes
Member of
Action
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Edward Auguste Seton was born 20 August 1840 in Opelousas, Louisiana. He joined Company K, 10th Louisiana Infantry, was elected second lieutenant, then promoted to first lieutenant. Seton and his company saw action duirng the Peninsular campaign, the 2nd Bull Run campaign, and the Maryland campaign, and the battles of Antietam, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House. Seton's company and the division to which it belonged were overrun at Spotsylvania Court House. Seton, along with others, was taken prisoner and sent to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island, Delaware. He died there of typhoid fever on 11 February 1865.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
94
Immediate source of acquisition
Archives and Special Collections Department, Frazar Memorial Library, McNeese State University
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000498049
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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