(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A clerk from Lewisburg, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company H, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry and mustered into service on 16 November 1861. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 6 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed by gunshot to the face in action at the Rohrbach ("Burnside") Bridge at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Basic information from Bates1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a CDV in the Pennsylvania State Archives posted to Twitter in 2019 by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
He married Mollie Portius (1842-1934). He was brother to James Addams Beaver (1837-1917) who was Colonel of the 148th PA Infantry and later Governor of Pennsylvania (1887-1891).
06/23/1840; Millerstown, PA
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Millerstown Memorial Cemetery, Perry County, PA