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Corp James Harrison Beatty

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Corp James Harrison Beatty

  • Birth 12 May 1845 Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 1 Aug 1911 Campus, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Campus, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 91239864

James Beatty enlisted in the Co. "A" of the Independent Loudoun Virginia Rangers (USA) on June 20, 1862, at Waterford, Va. The Loudoun Rangers, a scouting and cavalry unit, were the only Union command raised in Confederate Virginia. On October 18,1863, he was wounded and captured by Confederate forces at Charles Town, WVa., and was confined at Libby and Belle Isle prisons in Richmond, Va. He was paroled and exchanged on Dec. 28, 1863, at City Point, Va. He was again captured at Waterford on May 17, 1864, but escaped. He was mustered out with the rest of his unit on May 31, 1865, at Bolivar, WVa.

He married Betty J. Broughton in 1868 at Odell, Ill.


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  • Created by: Edward Spannaus
  • Added: 2 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91239864
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp James Harrison Beatty (12 May 1845–1 Aug 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91239864, citing Broughton Township Cemetery, Campus, Livingston County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Edward Spannaus (contributor 47461360) .