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Maj Edward Seymour Ruggles
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1843
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1919
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA

Confederate officer. Son of Gen. Daniel Ruggles and Richardetta Mason Hooe Ruggles.

Edward Seymour Ruggles, born Texas (another source shows place of birth as Detroit, Michigan; also shown as Virginia), July 10, 1843; son of Daniel (later to become a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army) and Richard Etta Hooe; brother of Confederate Navy officer Mortimer Bainbridge Ruggles, listed below; resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia; previous service as midshipman, United States Navy, from which he resigned March 18, 1861; arrested by United States authorities, at New York, June, 1861 (one source shows date of arrest as July 20, 1861); imprisoned at Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, for treason; transferred to Fort Warren, Boston harbor, October, 1861; released, January, 1862; appointed acting midshipman, Confederate States Navy, November 15, 1862; served on CSS Huntsville, and at the Mobile Station, 1862 - 1863; resigned from Naval service, July, 1863, to accept an appointment as Signal Officer in the Confederate States Army; never married; resided, in 1880, as a farmer, at Potomac, King George County, Virginia; died after 1910. [ORN 2, 1, 287; 1880 US Census; 1910 U.S. Census; ORA 2, 2, 102, 154, 230 & 358 368; Register1863; JCC 3, Friday January 8, 1863, 530; see also the Family Data Collection Births at the Ancestry.com web site; New York Times dated May 9, 1902.]

 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Ruggles (1810 - 1897)
  Richardetta Barnes Mason Hooe Ruggles (1821 - 1904)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Seymour Ruggles (1843 - 1919)
  Mortimer Bainbridge Ruggles (1844 - 1902)*
  Gardner Ruggles (1854 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Confederate Cemetery
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Ethan F. Bishop
Record added: Jul 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28555108
Maj Edward Seymour Ruggles
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Maj Edward Seymour Ruggles
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