John Joseph Beaufort
Corporal, United States Army
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He earned the Medal of Honor while serving in the Civil War with Company A, 2nd Louisiana Infantry.

He died on September 15, 1897 and was buried in Section 13 of Arlington National Cemetery.


BEAUFORT, JEAN J.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 2d Louisiana Infantry. Place and date: At Port Hudson, Lpuisiana, about 20 May 1863. Entered service: New Orleans, Louisiana. Birth: France. Date of issue: 20 July 1897.

Citation: Volunteered to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of 8 destroyed a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port Hudson that immediately followed.



BEAUFORT, JOHN J
PVT F 24TH VET RES CORPS CW
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 09/16/1897
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE 13784
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

JJ BEAUFORT
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