Burlington Weekly Hawkeye
Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa
7 Feb 1863
In Union township, Feb'y 4th, Robert M. Seamans, 1st Lieut. Co D, 13th
Regiment, Iowa Vol., aged 24 years.
Lieut. Seamans was a native of Iowa, and was one of four brothers who have
offered their lives for the salvation of the Republic. He was stricken down with
Measles and Typhoid Fever at Helena, and was brought home to die.
"Happy, when our Country calls,
He who conquers, he who falls."