|Birth||March 19, 1846|
|Death||May 6, 1939|
|Post||Canby (St Paul)|
|Unit||33rd Wisconsin Infantry, Company D|
Private Charles A Seeber
Company D, 33rd Wisconsin Infantry
Seeber (also known as Seevers) was born in Cincinnati (Hamilton County), Ohio on March 19, 1846. He was residing in Tafton (Grant County), Wisconsin when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on August 11, 1862. Seeber served 3 years before being mustered out on August 9, 1865.
The 33rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized and mustered at Racine, Wisconsin on October 18, 1862. During his enlistment, the regiment was involved in many major battles and military operations. Some of them include:
Siege of Vicksburg (MS) (May 20-July 4, 1863).
Siege of Jackson (MS) (July 10-17, 1863).
Battle of Tupelo (MS) (July 14-15, 1864). Regimental losses were 4 killed, 24 wounded, and 2 were captured.
Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).
Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) (March 26-April 8, 1865). During several days of fighting, the regiment lost 4 soldiers and 40 were wounded.
Seeber died on May 6, 1939 at the age of 93 years. He is buried in the Hayestown Cemetery in Rockville (Sherman County), Nebraska. Seeber was the last member of the Canby Post (#8) of the Grand Army of the Republic in St Paul, Nebraska.
Doc – Seeber(33WISC).doc
Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.