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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Beazotti

(1835 - ?)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Tuscany, he arrived in New York City in 1856 from the port of Leghorn, Italy with Mariana DePrado (later also in Company A, 5th Infantry). He mustered as Private, Company A, 5th Florida Infantry on 15 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Later a prisoner at Fort Delaware, and paroled on 9 June 1865.

After the War

He was living in Jefferson County at the 1870 Federal Census, and was alive at least to 1900.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1, who has him as Joseph Byshot. Details from family genealogists, who note that his Italian surname was also seen in the US as Beishot, Beirshot, Buyshot and Beashot.


1835 in ITALY


Date not known; in FL


1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 136 - 140  [AotW citation 15453]