Reverend Elijah Grant SEAMANDS, Sr
Elizabeth BEAHEER
Deputy Marshal William Riley SEAMANDS
Private Charles R SEAMANDS


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Private Charles R SEAMANDS 1 2 3

  • Born: 11 Feb 1835
  • Died: 5 Jun 1863-1864, Battle, New Hope, Piedmont, North Carolina, USA

   Cause of his death was Killed in Battle.

   Other names for Charles were Charley and Private.

   General Notes:

"Charley", Civil War Pvt Co E, 8th VA Cavalry.

Cabell Co WV Heritage 1809-1996, Pg 295, 1996, Cabell Co Public Library, 455 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701, 929.3754421 C HRL. "JOSEPH SEAMANDS...Children of William and Nancy:...(4) Charles R ( 11 Feb 1835 - 5 Jun 1864), private, Co H, 8th Virginia Cavalry, CSA, killed at Battle of New Hope..."

George Selden Wallace, Cabell County Annals and Families (Seamonds), Pg 484-485, Cabell Co Public Library, 455 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701, 1001008985. "SEAMONDS...[William R Seamonds] was father of "Gal", John, Charles, and Jim, railroad men who moved to Texas in the '80s..."
...[William R Seamonds] was the father of Charles, killed in the service, C.S.A..."

Jim Comstock, Encyclopedia of West Virginia Heritage (Richwood, WV), Vol VI, Pg 104-105, 1974, Cabell Co Public Library, 455 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701, 1000194052. "WILLIAM R SEAMANDS
...The children of Mr and Mrs Seamands are recorded:...Charley R, 11 Feb 1835, served in the Confederate army, and was killed at Piedmont in June 1863..."

Family Ties of Cabel County West Virginia
Charles R. SEAMANDS was born on 11 Feb 1835. He died on 5 Jun 1864 in near Alanta, Ga.. He Civil War Pvt. Co. E, 8th Va. Cav.. Parents: William Riley SEAMANDS and Nancy HARSHBARGER
Pvt. Peyton H. Seamands
Posted by Andre' Jack Shye <> on Sun, 31 Jan 1999
The following is taken from the KYOWVA Genealogical Society Newsletter, Volume XVII Number III, January-February 1994 pg. 11 Confederate Images, by C. E. Avery & Mark S. Still Ph. D
Co. H, 29th Va., Infantry Regt.
A native of Cabell Co. in West Virginia, near the border of Ohio and Kentucky, Peyton Henderson Seamands was born Jan. 31, 1844. His ancestral roots were deep in the Old Dominion where his great grandfather, Jonathan Seamands, had served in the Virginia militia during the American Revolution.
The Seamands family were staunch Confederate sympathizers living in an area of divided sympathies, where several of "Pate's" cousins served in the Union army, and on occasion suffered for their convictions. Peyton's older brother, Charles, enlisted as a private in Co. E, 8th Va. Cav. And was killed at the Battle of New Hope, near Atlanta..."


1 Cabell Co WV Heritage 1809-1996, Cabell Co WV Heritage 1809-1996, (929.3754421 C HRL), Pg 295 1996.

2 Cabell County Annals and Families, George Selden Wallace, Cabell County Annals and Families, (1001008985), Pg 484-485.

3 Hardesty's West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Jim Comstock, Hardesty's West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia
, (1000194052), Vol VI, Pg 104-105 1974.

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