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Edward Augustus Springsteed
Birth: Jan. 31, 1840
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1864
Virginia, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in the 43rd New York Volunteer Infantry in August 1861, and saw action at the Battles of Lee's Mills, Williamsburg, Golden's Farm, Savage Station, White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill. Mustered out with honorable discharge, he volunteered again and commissioned as a Captain first with the 113th New York Volunteer Infantry, then the 7th New York Heavy Artillery. Promoted to Major, he was placed in command of the 7th “Heavies” 2nd Battalion, and was engaged at Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Petersburg, where he was wounded. At Battle of Ream's Station on August 25, 1864, he was commanding the regiment when he was mortally wounded. (bio by: Mark Bodnar) 
 
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 Parents:
  David Springsteed (1808 - 1894)
  Maria Louise Spalding Springsteed (1819 - 1850)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Augustus Springsteed (1840 - 1864)
  Guy William Springsteed (1842 - 1848)*
  Louisa Springsteed (1850 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 62, Lot 97
 
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Originally Created by: Mark Bodnar
Record added: Jun 01, 2003
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