Pvt Sebastian Scheidt, Co. A
The document below is an interesting one in that it is a
summation of Sebastian Scheidt’s service in Company A
with particular note showing that the pension applicant could not be confused
with anyone else. The document provides
information on Scheidt’s capture at
Here is a brief biography of Pvt Scheidt.
Born in Gaugreweiler an
as a tailor in the City of
to his muster sheets, he mustered into the 35th Regiment with Capt Von Hartung, 25 June 1861, in
May/June 1862 he left sick at
July/Aug 1863 taken prisoner at
Sept/Oct 1863 paroled prisoner at the camp at
Mustered out at Camp Ethan Allan, Va on 16 Sept 1864. They owed him $13 for clothing and $100 in back pay.