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Oliver Perry Beam
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1832
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1862
Virginia, USA

One of the 10 children of Christopher & Margaret Gordon Beam, Oliver Perry & his brother Marquis Lafayette Beam were farmers in Cleveland County, NC, when called to duty in the War of Northern Aggression.

21 November 1861 this handsome fellow enlised in Company I, the 38th Regiment of NC Troops (The Cleveland Marksmen) and was elected 3rd Lieutenant. 18 April 1862 he was elected 2nd Lieutenant. Wounded at Mechanicsville, VA, he lingered for more than a month before his death.

 
 
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Created by: Judith Parker-Proctor
Record added: May 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11052300
Oliver Perry Beam
Added by: Judith Parker-Proctor
 
 
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- T.A.S.
 Added: Jun. 16, 2011
Honoring you Oliver, on this Memorial Day weekend 2005. God bless you~
- Helen
 Added: May. 29, 2005
May you rest peacefully in your grave so far from home...
- Judith Parker-Proctor
 Added: May. 29, 2005
 
 
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