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J. Beverly

J. Beverly

Federal (USV)


John Beverly

(1824 - 1900)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 34th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 36 years old when he enrolled on 1 May 1861, at Brockets Bridge, to serve two years. He mustered in as Captain, Company K, 34th New York Infantry on 15 June 1861. Promoted to Major on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded the Regiment early in the Campaign while Colonel Suiter was ill.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 22 January 1863, and mustered out with the regiment on 30 June 1863.

References & notes

Basic information and his photograph from Chapin1. Service detail from State of New York2. Life dates from his gravessite on Findagrave.


06/18/1824 in NY


08/08/1900; Amsterdam, NY; burial in Dolgeville Cemetery, Dolgeville, NY


1   Chapin, Louis N., A Brief History of the Thirty-fourth Regiment N.Y.S.V. (1903), Little Falls (NY): Captain Henry Galpin CWRT, 1998, Intro., pp. 38 - 73  [AotW citation 8355]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 22 (for the year 1900), pg. 161  [AotW citation 8365]