Levi Spinks Beard(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 21 year old student from Florence, AL when he enlisted as Private on 20 September 1861 in Company H, 4th Alabama Infantry at Camp Law, VA. He was present at most engagements from Eltham's Landing to Malvern Hill, VA.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as L. Spinks Beard, and his age as 21 at enlistment.
|Place of Birth: Lauderdale County, AL |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15694]
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