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J. Beverly
J. Beverly

Federal (USV)

Major

John Beverly

(1824 - 1900)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 34th New York Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 36 years old when he enrolled on 1 May 1861, at Brockets Bridge, to serve two years. He mustered in as Captain, Company K, 34th New York Infantry on 15 June 1861. Promoted to Major on 1 July 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He commanded the Regiment early in the Campaign while Colonel Suiter was ill.

The remainder of the War:
Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 22 January 1863, and mustered out with the regiment on 30 June 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his photograph from Chapin1. Service detail from State of New York2. Life dates from his gravessite on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 06/18/1824    Birth State: NY    
Death Date: 08/08/1900    Death Place: Amsterdam, NY    Burial Place: Dolgeville Cemetery, Dolgeville, NY



Notes

1   Chapin, Louis N., A Brief History of the Thirty-fourth Regiment N.Y.S.V. (1903), Little Falls (NY): Captain Henry Galpin CWRT, 1998, Intro., pp. 38 - 73  [AotW citation 8355]

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 22 (for the year 1900), pg. 161  [AotW citation 8365]



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