Barton, Seth Maxwell CSA

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BARTON, Seth Maxwell CSA


Born September 8 1829, Fredericksburg VA
Died April 11 1900, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1849, frontier duty, resigned June 1861.
War Service June 1861 Capt. of CSA Infantry, Lt. Col. of 3rd Arkansas, Stonewall Jackson's engineer officer 1861-62, March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 1st Bde/Stevenson’s Divn at Chickasaw Bluffs, Vicksburg (s), exchanged, commanded Armistead's Bde/Ransom’s Divn in Wilderness, relieved of command at Drewry's Bluff, commanded a brigade in Richmond defences, Sayler's Creek (c).
Post War Career
Notes First nomination to Brig. Gen. was withdrawn by President Davis
 
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