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Franklin R. Beck
Birth: unknown
Death: May 15, 1864

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 23rd Alabama Infantry regiment. He was killed at the May 15, 1864 Battle of Resaca, Georgia. His unit was assigned to tear up the railroad tracks and cover the Confederate retreat from Resaca when a cannonball from a union artillery batter was fired at them. The shot went high striking a tree branch above Colonel Beck, casuing a tree branch to come down. It struck him in the leg, severing it, and killing his horse. He then bled to death before help could arrive. (bio by: william hobgood) 
Resaca Confederate Cemetery
Gordon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Alabama Section
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: william hobgood
Record added: Apr 08, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8612178
Franklin R. Beck
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- Donna Price
 Added: May. 15, 2015
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