Pvt William Beall

Pvt William Beall

Birth
Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
Death 16 Jun 1907 (aged 63)
Ranson, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11479525 · View Source
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Company G, 2nd Virginia Infantry, Stonewall Brigade, Johnson's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted on 6/8/1861 at Bolivar Heights, VA., on 9/8/1861 he mustered into Company G, 2nd Virginia Infantry as a Private.
Absent, sick 10/3/1861.
POW 8/27/1862 in 2nd Battle of Manassas, VA.; exchanged 11/20/1862; granted Medical Furlough.

Present on Jan & Feb 1863 Roll.
Hospitalized 4/18/1863.
Hospitalized for "Diarrhoea" 5/2 - 7/21/1863 in Charlottesville, VA.
Detailed 10/4/1863 by S.O. 253 to report to John Y. Beal; POW 10/4/1863 Accomack County, VA.; confined 11/16/1863 Fort McHenry, MD.; confined Fort Monroe, VA.; exchanged 3/16/1864.
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- BEALL. -
After a protracted illness, William Beall entered into rest on June 16, 1907, aged sixty-three.
He served in Company G, 2d Virginia Regiment, Stonewall Brigade. For a while he was in the navy with his brother, Capt. John G. Beall, who was executed on Governor's Island, N.Y. He was a prisoner at Fortress Monroe, both brothers being in irons. He surrendered at Appomattox.
He returned to his native county (Jefferson), and was a successful farmer, a good soldier, an honored citizen. He was also a useful member of the Episcopal Church. Many miss and mourn him. Confederate Veteran, Vol. XVI, p. 288.
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- WILLIAM BEALL. - [Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun.] Charlestown, W.Va., June 17.—
Willlam Beall, 63 years old, a well-known retired farmer, residing near Flowing Springs, died yesterday after an illness of some months, aged 63 years.
He served in the Confederate Army and was in the Stonewall Brigade.
Mr. Beall had been for some years one of the vestrymen In Zion Episcopal Church.
He is survived by three sisters. The Baltimore Sun, June 18, 1907.
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The 2nd Infantry Regiment was assembled at Charles Town in April, 1861, then moved to Harper's Ferry to seize the armory. The unit was accepted into Confederate service in July. Its companies were from the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Floyd, Jefferson, and Berkeley. It became part of the Stonewall Brigade.

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  • Created by: Scott Hutchison
  • Added: 4 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11479525
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Beall (26 Mar 1844–16 Jun 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11479525, citing Zion Episcopal Churchyard, Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Scott Hutchison (contributor 46635174) .