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Federal (USV)


Daniel Beckwith

(1833 - 1900)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lapeer County. Enlisted in Company G, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 6, 1861, at Lapeer, for 3 years, age 28.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Promoted Sergeant Feb., 1863. Discharged at Cuyler Hospital, Germantown, PA, June 25, 1863.

After the War

Buried at Soldiers' Home, Michigan.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1.




12/17/1900; Grand Rapids, MI; burial in Grand Rapids Veterans Home Cemetery, Grand Rapids,


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 11 - 24  [AotW citation 12023]