Jacob Gilbert Beaver

Jacob Gilbert Beaver

Birth
Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Sep 1862 (aged 22)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 125087352 · View Source
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The son of Jacob & Ann Eliza (Addams) Beaver, in 1850 he and his siblings lived with Rev. Samuel McDonald in Union Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. In 1860, he was a clerk living in Lewisburg, Union County.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Union County October 1, 1861, mustered into federal service at Harrisburg November 16 as 2nd lieutenant of Co. H, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry, and promoted to 1st lieutenant June 6, 1862. He was killed in action at the battle of Antietam during the attack on the Rohrbach (Burnside) Bridge.


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  • Created by: Dennis Brandt
  • Added: 13 Feb 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 125087352
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Gilbert Beaver (23 Jun 1840–17 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 125087352, citing Millerstown Memorial Cemetery, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Brandt (contributor 47232334) .