|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1837|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 1914|
Brother to: (Sergeant) Hayes, confectioner; (Private) Newton, tinner; both of the 30th Virginia Infantry, Company C.
Company A "Washington Guards" of Fredericksburg, 30th Virginia Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Fredericksburg, VA; 23 year old confectioner.
Enlisted on 4/22/1861, he was mustered into "A" Co. VA 30th Infantry as a Private.
Promoted to Corpl 3/1/1863.
POW 4/13/1863 Suffolk, VA.
He deserted on 1/15/1865 and went to Washington, D.C.
Postwar he again was a Fredericksburg, VA. confectioner, at 417 Prince Edward Street; lived with his wife, Mary Waller and their children (Franklin, Mary Alice, Willie Barnes, Jeanette I., Elsie Lee) on Lee Avenue near Charlotte Street.
None of these children survived into adulthood.
The 30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were from Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George. (bio by: BigFrench)
Jeanette I Beckwith (____ - 1890)*
Plot: Section 8, Lot 149, Grave 2
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Oct 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11858177