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Confederate (CSV)


James A. Beazley

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 9th Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 25 April 1861 in Company E, 9th Virginia Cavalry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in a cavalry skirmish at Boonesboro, MD on 15 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died two days later, place not given.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1, which has him as Lt. James A. Beasley. Service data from Krick2. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His stone has him as a Lieutenant, but the roster data doesn't show a commission.


07/01/1833; Spotsylvania County, VA


09/17/1862; in MD; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV


1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5065]

2   Krick, Robert K., 9th Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg (Va): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1982, Roster  [AotW citation 15013]