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Maj John Seddon
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1826
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1863
Virginia, USA

Brother of former U.S. Congressman, later C.S.A. Secretary of War James A. Seddon, he attended the University Of Virginia. Returning to Virginia after serving in the Mexican War, he married Mary Alexander Little in 1848. Living in Fredericksburg, Va., he was a delegate from Virginia to the Democratic National Convention in 1860.

At age 34, he enlisted on 5/14/1861, commissioned into "D" Co. VA 1st Battalion Infantry as a Captain.
Served 5/1861-6/7/1861 as Captain, Acting Assistant Adjudant General to General Ruggles (also from Fredericksburg).
On detached service 9/5/1861 at Fredericksburg, VA.
Absent, sick 1/15/1862.
Promoted 5/20/1862 to Major, 1st Virginia Battalion Infantry.
He resigned due to disability on 10/11/1862.

He then served in the Virginia State Legislature.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Alexander Little Seddon (1826 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  William Little Seddon (1862 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Confederate Cemetery
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Plot: Section 5, Lot 75, Grave 4
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29477508
Maj John Seddon
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