(1835 - ?)
Home State: Florida
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Florida Infantry
From Tuscany, he arrived in New York City in 1856 from the port of Leghorn, Italy with Mariana DePrado (later also in Company A, 5th Infantry). He mustered as Private, Company A, 5th Florida Infantry on 15 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
Later a prisoner at Fort Delaware, and paroled on 9 June 1865.
After the War
He was living in Jefferson County at the 1870 Federal Census, and was alive at least to 1900.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Florida1, who has him as Joseph Byshot. Details from family genealogists, who note that his Italian surname was also seen in the US as Beishot, Beirshot, Buyshot and Beashot.
1835 in ITALY
Date not known in FL