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Pvt Nathan Beezley

Pvt Nathan Beezley

Birth
Winterset, Madison County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 Apr 1865 (aged 21)
Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Burial Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section B, Grave #12,864
Memorial ID 27029259 · View Source
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Beezley was 21, and living in Winterset, when he enlisted as a Private in Co. I of the 4th Iowa Cavalry on Nov. 5, 1861. He was mustered into federal service on Dec. 5, 1861.

Beezley took part in the Battle of Columbus, GA, where he was killed in action. The 4th Iowa Cavalry suffered 2 killed in action, and 9 wounded.

The enemy lost some 1,500 men either killed, or wounded and captured along with 63 guns, a navy yard, a ram for sea service, and great quantities of military property and supplies.

He was the son of Joseph and Cyntha Beezley.


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  • Maintained by: Kent Kooi
  • Originally Created by: Cindy Baldogo
  • Added: 23 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27029259
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Nathan Beezley (6 May 1843–16 Apr 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27029259, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Kent Kooi (contributor 46562030) .