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Details for Roster ID 1535

Name:Peter R. Beasley
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Peter R. Beasley, Class of 1864: Born- 16 July 1844. Matriculated from Huntsville, AL. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during spring 1861. Enlisted as Pvt, Company F, 35th Alabama. Made 1st Lt. Unofficial source says he was wounded in action (in the leg) at Corinth. He was mortally wounded in action 4 July 1864 near Atlanta, GA while standing on breastwork to supervise entrenching work of his men. (Some records show he was mortally wounded in action on 12 July). Died- 26 July 1864 in a hospital in Forsyth, Georgia.
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