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Federal (USV)


Chauncey S. Beebe

(? - 1864)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Peshtigo, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 30 May 1861. He was appointed Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given.

In the Antietam Campaign:
"It was stated by several members of the Regiment that [Corporal] Chauncey S. Beebe, Co. G, first held aloft the Colors on Antietam field until wounded ..." on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded, at Kennesaw Mountain, GA on 16 June 1864 and died of those wounds on 9 July 1864 in Nashville, TN.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1, which lists him as Chauncy S. Beebe. The quote above from the Proceedings of the Annual Reunion of 1895.

Death Date: 07/09/1864    Death Place: Nashville, TN    


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 429 - 431  [AotW citation 15285]

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