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Beattie, Alexander M.

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: 07/29/1828, Ryegate, VT
Death: 03/07/1907

Burial: Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 22676

MORE INFORMATION

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
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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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.


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VHS - Reunion Society Collection

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VHS Tintypes Collection

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John Gibson Collection

Obituary

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.

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NARA File Number: w-2486-vs-1863.