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Federal (USV)


Benjamin J. Beach

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Norfolk, CT, he enlisted on 7 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company E, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 25 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Reinterred from burial in Berlin, MD

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service information from Ingersoll.2


1834; Union County, OH


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3204]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 479  [AotW citation 20502]