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1SGT Powhatan Beaty

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1SGT Powhatan Beaty

  • Birth 8 Oct 1837 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Dec 1916 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 4
  • Memorial ID 8562387

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army in Company G, 5th U.S. Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. His citation reads "Took command of his company, all the officers having been killed or wounded, and gallantly led it."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 26 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8562387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1SGT Powhatan Beaty (8 Oct 1837–6 Dec 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8562387, citing Union Baptist Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .