(? - 1908)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was from Farmington and enlisted in Company G, 16th Connecticut Infantry, mustering into service on 7 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the ankle and shin in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam. His brother Francis was also wounded there, dying in October.
The rest of the War
Bela was found on the battlefield 48 hours afterward and initially treated at the Otto Barn. He was moved to a hospital in Frederick,MD, then on to Knight General Hospital in New Haven in March 1863. He was discharged on disability on 23 November 1863 .
After the War
He lived in Rockville, CT and was a newspaper editor and publisher.
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