Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Fauquier County, Va.
Enlisted on 7/1/1861 at Fairfax Court House, VA as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
He was listed as:
Hospitalized with debility 5/10/1862-5/22/1862 Richmond, VA.; Returned 5/23/1862.
Absent 11/1862; Returned 12/1862.
Absent 4/1864 on horse detail.
Wounded 5/15/1864 Hawes' Shop, VA.
Brother of Pvt John Gordon Beale, also of the Black Horse Cavalry; nephew of William Churchill Beale.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Hawes' Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.
Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13321511