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Edward Augustus Springsteed

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.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7521918
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Augustus Springsteed (31 Jan 1840–25 Aug 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7521918, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .