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Seddon, James Alexander

James Alexander Seddon, detail

A former congressman from Virginia, Seddon served as Confederate Secretary of War for most of the conflict. Dickinsonian Littleton Washington also served inside the Jefferson Davis administration during the war years in Richmond.

Life span: 
07/13/1815 to 08/19/1880


How to Cite This Page: "Seddon, James Alexander," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,