Friday, January 16, 2015

John R. Maybury.

John R. Maybury.


Parents:Josiah J.,Dorcas Maybury.

Wife: Emergene P. Maybury.

Children: Mary,Rena, Hellen,Sarah and Hellen Matbury.

Burial: McGraw Rural Cemetery, McGeaw,Cortland County,New York.

Tenth New York Cavalry,Company  L.

Engagement at Ground Squirrel Bridge.

John R. Maybury of Company L, was in a hand to hand fight when a rebel thrust his saber through Maybury,puncturing his belt and clothing and striking his spine.

Maybury, John R. Age thirty-four; enlisted from Solon, September 10, 1862 ; mustered in October 29, 1862 ; wounded in back with saber May 11, 1864, at Ground Squirrel Church, Va. ; received gunshot-wound in right hand Decem- ber 1, 1864, at Stony Creek, Va. ; in hospital at City Point, Va., until December 16, 1864; then transferred to Finley General Hospital, Washington, D. C, remaining there until mustered out June 26, 1865, with detachment, as supernumerary non-commissioned officer.

Cortland Co. Gazetteer and Business Directory,1869.

Solon,John R.Maybury,Lot 63.,Dairy 8 cows,Farmer 65.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

William McGinness.

William McGinness, First Lieutenant; Indiana 75th., Infantry, Co. H., Residence Roanoke; Commissioned August 6, 1862; Mustered in August 19, 1862; Promoted Captain.  Captain Commissioned December 31, 1862; Mustered in January 15, 1863.  Died a prisoner of war at Savannah, Georgia, August 31, 1864.

In this charge, about 6 p.m., that Captain William McGinness of H Company was wounded in the right leg by the fragment of a shell, and taken prisoner, and Corporal Peter Mulrine of the same Company was killed.  The piece of shell which wounded Captain McGinness, tore an ugly hole in his knee and injured the ligaments of his leg behind the knee. He was left on the field and captured, taken to Libby prison at Richmond, Va., from thence to Andersonville, and finally to Savannah, Ga., where, under the effects of his wound, and the treatment he received as a prisoner, he died August 31st, 1864.

The brave and good Captain McGinness now peacefully sleeps in the beautiful cemetery at Savannah, Ga., near the broad Atlantic, whose wild majestic waves sing his requiem, as they beat up against
the sandy shore. He was cheerful and gallant, and his death was sincerely and deeply deplored by all the members of the A braver soldier never buckled on a sword nor handled a musket. Three of his sons were in the war for the Union—two of them belonging to the Forty-fourth and the other to the One hundred and thirty-seventh Indiana Regiments.

To perpetuate the memory of Captain McGinness, the G. A.R. Post of Roanoke, Huntington county, Indiana, has assumed his name.

Charles Lane,Ohio.

Battle of Atlanta Georgia,July 22-28,1864.

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Among those who fell to rise no more in the first victorious charge made by the 81st Ohio, was Captain Charles Lane, commanding Company K. A rebel bullet pierced his head, and his death was instantaneous. To say that he died at his post in defense of his country, gives him an immortality of honor on the bright roll of his country's heroes ; to say that he was beloved by his men, and respected by his fellow officers ; that he was one of the very few in the army possessing firmness sufficient to resist its temptations; that his private character was stainless^ that his example was that of a noble Christian soldier all this may render his memory dear to his friends, and reconcile them in part to his loss. But around his widowed and orphaned hearthstone are lonely hearts gathered to whom no eulogy can bring the balm of consolation. Theirs is a grief too sacred and tender for h II man touch. 

First Lieutenant Charles Lane, promoted to Captain, Feb. 20, '63 ; killed in the battle of Atlanta, July 22, '64.

Charles Lane.

Birth: 1831?.
Death:July 22,1864.

Wife; Jennie C.Lane, 1833-January 11,1905.

Burial:  Bellefontaine Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Logan county, Ohio.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Jerry D. Beauchamp.

Jerry  D. Beauchamp.

Birth:1842, Texas.

Wife: Ada Adoade "Tharp" Beauchamp.

Children: Jerry D.,Jr., George T., Dixon L., Roy S., James V., Lotie B., Albia L., Ruth Beauchamp.

Burial: Unknown.

Mr. Beauchamp lived in Ennis, Texas,was a business man, being the proprietor of the  Ennis House.


Ennis a town of 250 inhabitants, not nine months old is well located,far enough from any other town, is 96 miles from Sherman, 726 miles from St.Louis, 282 miles from Galveston Texas.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Peter Biegel

165th.,New York Infantry,Regimental History.

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Peter Biegel, Color Corporal, Age 17; Enlisted as a Private May 16,1862, in Company E., 11th., New York State Militia, Washington Rifles; Discharged September, 1862.  Re-enlisted in September,1862, for 5th., New York Volunteers, Duryee Zouaves, transferred,to Company C., 165th., regiment , New York Volunteers, 2nd,Duryee Zouaves, September 24, 1862, Mustered in United States service, November 28, 1862.  TAken prisoner at Sabine Cross Roads, La., April 9,1864, was captured on out picket post.  Confined at Camp Cross Texas.

Exchanged on 12th., day of December 1864, and paroled, January 5, 1865, and was in St. Louis Hospital at New Orleans, La., until the 5th., day of May, 1865, and returned to his regiment.  Promoted to Color Corporal June 12, 1865.  Honorably discharged , September 1,1865.

Wife name was Rosina.

New York State Records.
On the State record his name was spelled "Biegle."

BIEGEL, PETER.—Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 24,1862, at New York city, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, November 28, 1862; promoted corporal, August 18, 1863; captured in action April 8, 1864, at Sabine Cross Roads, La.; exchanged, January 5, 1865; returned to ranks,April 15, 1865; promoted corporal, June 12, 1865; mustered out with company, September 1, 1865, at Charleston, S. C