He is the husband of Martha Beasley.
He served in the U. S. Military during the Civil War. He was assigned as a Private to Company G, 22nd Iowa Infantry.
Civil War Veteran
Co G 22nd Iowa Infantry
From Military Records:
Name: Beasley, William L.
Residence: Iowa City, Iowa
Enlisted: 11 August 1862
Mustered in: 26 August 1862
Promoted: Corporal 26 November 1862
Promoted: Sergeant 1 September 1863
Reduced to ranks: 1 January 1864
Mustered out: 25 July 25 1865, Savannah, Georgia.
Mustered Camp Pope near Iowa City. Battles included Port Gibson, Champion's Hill, Big Black River, the suicidal, ill-advised attack of well fortified Fort Beauregard at Vicksburg, Mississippi, the long siege of Vicksburg that followed, the Shenandoah Valley Campaign - Berryville, Opequon, (Winchester), Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek as well as many other skirmishes less well known.
Information provided by: K. L. Bonnett
Althought the above military information states he was born in Pennsylvania, multiple census documents identified Virginia as his state of nativity.
Charles Fredrick Beasley (1866 - 1943)*
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Created by: Pedro
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74214340
K L Bonnett
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Native of Pennsylvania. Promoted through the ranks to 3rd Sergeant of Co. G. Reduced to ranks 1 January 1864. Mustered out 25 July 1865. From a son of the Regiment...|
Added: Apr. 22, 2012