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Samuel Beatty

  • Birth 16 Dec 1820 Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 26 May 1885 Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 32, Lot 31
  • Memorial ID 5893521

Civil War Union Brigadier General. When the Civil War erupted, he helped organize the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was elected the regiments first Colonel. He led the 19th Ohio Infantry in a series of battles in Virginia and commanded the 11th Brigade, 5th Division, II Corps in Kentucky. In November 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General, US Volunteers and led a brigade in the IV Corps of the Army of the Cumberland during the Atlanta Campaign in 1863. He was brevetted Major General, US Volunteers in 1864, for his actions at the Battle of Nashville making him the highest ranking officer from Stark County, Ohio, during the war. After the war, he returned to Ohio and farmed until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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Gen. Samuel Beatty Died May 26 1885 Aged 65ys.





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  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5893521
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Beatty (16 Dec 1820–26 May 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5893521, citing Massillon City Cemetery, Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .