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Pvt Charles Hamilton Bess
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1843
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1912, USA

Word is Charles Bess had lost an eye from a fight with a couple of confederate soilders. He then join 2nd West Virginia Calvery Company D. No direct notes are made about him in the calvery, but the unit did see lots of action. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Mitchell Bess (1846 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Lydia Long Bess Spradling (1870 - 1936)*
  Benjamin F. Bess (1875 - 1956)*
  Ada Gertrude Bess Glass (1878 - 1940)*
  Archie H. Bess (1889 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bess Cemetery
Dunbar
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: n/a
 
Created by: RJ Dean Jr
Record added: Feb 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8387844
Pvt Charles Hamilton Bess
Added by: RJ Dean Jr
 
 
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RIP
- john steele
 Added: Sep. 9, 2011
You were Charles Hamilton Bess...son of Nash Leslie Bess and Mary Ann R. (Layne) Bess.

Your family was divided during the War Between the States and many of your cousins (all of which owned no slaves) served in the Confederate Army.

Your fa...(Read more)
- Captain Maynard
 Added: Sep. 14, 2005
To the family of Charles Bess, a man that helped hold our nation together.
- RJ Dean Jr
 Added: Feb. 18, 2004
 
 
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