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William M. Beal
Private, Confederate States of America Army
North Carolina State Flag
Courtesy of Derick S. Hartshorn: April 2007

BEAL, WILLIAM, Private, Company G, 48th Regiment North CarolinaTroops.- Born in Chatham County where he resided as a laborer prior to enlisting in Chatham County at age 31, March 11, 1862.

Reported present or accounted for in September-October, 1862, and January-June, 1863. Captured at Bristoe Station, Virginia, October 14, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., October 16, 1863. Died in hospital at Washington on January 19, 1864, of "erysipelas." [North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, North Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, Vol. 11:445


BEAL, WILLIAM M
CO G) 48TH N.C. INF
DATE OF DEATH: 01/19/1864
BURIED AT: SECTION 16  SITE 171

WMBeal Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Roxsanne Wells-Layton, June 2006


Posted: 18 June 2006 Updated: 20 April 2007