Maj Edward Seymour Ruggles

Maj Edward Seymour Ruggles

Birth
Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Mar 1919 (aged 75)
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 9 Lot 170, Stone #1
Memorial ID 28555108 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Ethan F. Bishop
  • Added: 27 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28555108
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Edward Seymour Ruggles (10 Jul 1843–1 Mar 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28555108, citing Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ethan F. Bishop (contributor 46863003) .