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SEWARD, Cornelius

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Nettle Creek, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1861 at Nettle Creek, Illinois. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Killed in the Battle of Stone’s River. Sources: (ILSA reel three p72) “Seivard, Cornelius”


Married in 1857 to Ragnild Larsdatter Lødve. Civil War: Died of wounds. His widow married Peter C. Nelson and they lived in Mission Township, La Salle County, Illinois. Sources: (Naeseth ’37-168)