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Federal (USV)


Jacob H Beattes

(1821 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 95th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A Philadelphia carriage trimmer before the War, he enlisted at age 40 in the 3-month 19th Infantry in April 1861, as Captain of Company F. He mustered out in August.1 He then mustered into Company D of the 95th, again as Captain on 19 September 1861. He was wounded in action at West Point, Va. on 7 May 1862.2

On the Campaign

He and his company were serving as Headquarters Guard, 6th Corps, on the Campaign.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on Surgeon's Certificate of 27 October 1862, presumably from the effects of his earlier wound.1,2


1821 in PA


Date not known


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>, Source page: Beattes, Jacob H.  [AotW citation 470]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 95th Inf.  [AotW citation 471]