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Beattie, Alexander M.
Age: 28, credited to Maidstone, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. I, 3rd VT INF, 6/11/61 (6/11/61), pr 1LT, Co. I, 11/7/61 (11/7/61), pr CPT, Co. F 10/13/62 (10/24/62), m/o 7/27/64 (Medal of Honor)
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Birth: 07/29/1828, Ryegate, VT
Burial: Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 22676
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/18/1867; widow Celeste C., 3/8/1907, NH
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, NH
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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor
Alexander Mitchell Beattie
Rank and Organization: Captain, Co. F, 3rd Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Cold Harbor, VA, 5 Jul 164.
Entered service at: Maidstone.
Born: 29 Jul 1828, Ryegate.
Died: 7 Mar 1907.
Buried: Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, NH
Date of Issue: 25 Apr 1894.
Citation: Removed, under a hot fire, a wounded member of his command to a place of safety.
Capt. A.M. Beatty, who is dead at his home in Lancaster, N.H., was one of the leaders in the Third Vermont Regiment, and served with valor during the Civil War. He was a member of the Vermont Commandery Loyal Legion.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, February 21, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
NARA File Number: w-2486-vs-1863.