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 Eugene Beauharnais Beaumont

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Eugene Beauharnais Beaumont Famous memorial

Birth
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Aug 1916 (aged 79)
Harveys Lake, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Lot 731
Memorial ID 7227006 View Source

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Colonel in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Major in the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Mississippi, for action on Decemeber 17, 1864 and April 2, 1865 at Harpeth River, Tennessee and Selma, Alabama. His citation reads "Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon enemy's position with the 4th Cavalry, of which he was a lieutenant; led an attack upon a battery, dispersed the enemy and captured the guns. At Selma, Ala., charged, at the head of his regiment, into the second and last line of the enemy's works."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 2 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7227006
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7227006/eugene-beauharnais-beaumont : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Beauharnais Beaumont (2 Aug 1837–17 Aug 1916), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7227006, citing Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .