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Pvt David Alexander Beam, Sr
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Birth: 1838
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1864
Virginia, USA

Son of George Beam and Rosanna Kerr; married to Louisa Matilda Christy; father of David, Jr.

Company A, 4th North Carolina Infantry, Ramseur's Brigade, Rodes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Iredell County NC; 24 years old.
Enlisted on 7/11/1862 at Iredell County, NC, he was mustered into "A" Co. NC 4th Infantry as a Private.
Wounded (date and place not stated).
Sick, pneumonia 12/12/1862-4/1863.
He died of wounds (occurance and place not stated).

The 4th North Carolina was one of the hardest fought regiments in the Army of Northern Virginia. The regiment was formed in 1861 around a long standing Iredell County militia company knows as the "Iredell Blues".
The 4th Infantry Regiment State Troops completed its organization in May, 1862, at Camp Hill, near Garysburg, North Carolina. It recruited its members in Iredell, Rowan, Wayne, Beaufort, Wilson, and Davie counties.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
Family links: 
  George Logan Beam (1816 - 1891)
  David Alexander Beam (1861 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Plot: North Carolina Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10515204
Pvt David Alexander Beam, Sr
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Pvt David Alexander Beam, Sr
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- Rick and Kathy Wright
 Added: Jul. 22, 2015
Dear Pvt. Beam: When you died, your country wept for your family and the loss of a beloved son. We cannot forget your sacrifice, and we say with gratitude "job well done, son...blessed are the those who mourn for they shall be comforted" RIP Pvt. Beam. M...(Read more)
- Monty Chase
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015

- Lanie
 Added: Feb. 3, 2015
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