Franz Beckman(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was age 24 when he enlisted in Bochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company I, 108th New York Infantry on 13 August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was probably originally buried on the battlefield and reinterred in the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Franz Beekman. Service data from the State of New York2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3210]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 181 [AotW citation 8959]
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