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Confederate (CSV)


John Lumpkin Beall

(1841 - 1907)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 20, an assistant Postmaster in Murray County, GA, he enlisted in Tuskegee, AL as Private, Company B, 4th Alabama Infantry on 28 April 1861 for 12 months. He transferred as a Private to Company D, 22nd Georgia Infantry a year later and was elected 2nd Lieutenant and acting Adjutant by the end of June 1862. He was promoted to First Lieutenant and Adjutant on 6 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the knee in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain of Company D on 2 July 1863. He was also acting Ordnance Officer by July 1863 but resigned his commission on 9 February 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Texas.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives via fold3. The pointer to Beall and further details thanks to Barry Truluck, from his research in a casualty list in the Richmond Enquirer of 17 October 1862, the CSR, pension records, and the US Census of 1860-1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Elizabeth Swift (1844-1877) and they had 5 children between 1867 and 1877. He then married Rosamond T. Hamilton (1855-1947) in and they had 6 more.


03/12/1841; Dalton, GA


02/13/1907; burial in East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, TX


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 26054]