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Pvt Wallace Sellman

Pvt Wallace Sellman

Birth
Clarksburg, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 22 May 1863 (aged 20)
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row F, Lot 3, Site 4 (shared)
Memorial ID 6055332 · View Source
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Parents:
- Robert Alexander Sellman [1818-1886]
- Sarah Ann (Dade) Sellman [1823-1852]

He served in the 1st Virginia Cavalry, Company K until joining the new 1st Regiment, Maryland Cavalry, Company A (Confederate Army) on May 15, 1862, as a Private, under Lt. Col. Ridgely Brown though he does not appear on the muster rolls.

Also listed as having served in 35th Bat. Virginia Cavalry, but not on their muster rolls either.

Served as Courier for Capt. Philip Henry Lee.

He was the only Civil War soldier buried at Monocacy Cemetery who actually died during the Civil War —at the age of 20 years old— of typhoid fever in "The Valley of Virginia".


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  • Created by: Diane Midkiff
  • Added: 29 Dec 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6055332
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Wallace Sellman (2 Nov 1842–22 May 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6055332, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Diane Midkiff (contributor 12450322) .