William Henry Seabrease was born in Kingston, Canada in 1825.
His Occupation when enrolled was boatman. He enlisted using the name William Henry as a private in the 61st New York Regiment of Volunteer Infantry, Company H on 6 August, 1864 in Troy, New York.
According to the records "on a forced march, he contracted rheumatism, which affected his legs and feet caused by exposure to inclement weather." The medical problem developed at Clover Hill, Virginia. He was treated at Depot Field Hospital, 2nd AC, City Point, Virginia on April 13, 1865 for a sprained ankle and was then returned to duty.
He was discharged on the 14th of July 1865 at a camp near Alexandria, Virginia. At the time of discharge, he was 5',5" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair.
Upon discharge he lived in the town of Quantico, Wicomico County, Maryland and was a farmer.
He applied for a pension due to the injuries stated above.
Probable last recorded residence was on 1236 Ridgby Street, Baltimore, Maryland about 1895.
His probable year of death was 1895.
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