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Pvt John Gordon Beale

Pvt John Gordon Beale

Birth
Midland, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Death 23 Dec 1942 (aged 97)
Casanova, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Burial Casanova, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 13321214 · View Source
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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 2/10/1863 as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
Detailed 4/15/1864 on horse detail.

Son of Dr. John Gillison Beale and Eliza Digges. Brother of Pvt Ludwell Digges Beale, also of the Black Horse Cavalry. Postwar on November 27, 1867, he married Susan Vowles Gordon, his 1st cousin-once removed (grandaughter of his uncle William Churchill Beale. She was also sister of Pvt. Charles Henry Gordon of the same Black Horse Cavalry.

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, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.


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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 11 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13321214
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Gordon Beale (23 Feb 1845–23 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13321214, citing Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery, Casanova, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .