Summary

Conflict Period:
Civil War (Union) 1
Branch:
Army 1
Birth:
12 Apr 1840 2
PA 2
Death:
27 Aug 1885 2
Drifton, Luzerne, PA 2
More…

Related Pages

Connect me or another page to Jacob Beers?

+
View more similar pages

Pictures & Records (4)

Add Show More

Personal Details

Edit
Full Name:
Jacob Beers 1
Birth:
12 Apr 1840 2
PA 2
Death:
27 Aug 1885 2
Drifton, Luzerne, PA 2
Edit

Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Service Start Date:
07 Sep 1861 2
Service End Date:
16 Feb 1863 2
Discharge Rank:
Corp 1
Enlistment Rank:
Corp 1
Military Unit:
Unassigned Veteran Reserve Corps 1

Looking for more information about Jacob Beers?

Search through millions of records to find out more.

Sources

  1. Civil War Service Index - Union - Veteran Reserve Corps [See image]
  2. Contributed by slbeatty1
Add

Stories

Jacob served as a Corporal with the 28th Regiment, PA Volunteer Infantry, Company H. He mustered into service on July 9, 1861. He was wounded at Antietam on September 17, 1862. He was discharged on Surgeon's certificated on February 16, 1863. Jacob later served with the 2nd Heavy Artillery/112th Regiment, Battery H. He served with this regiment from 9 Feb 1864 to 29 Jan 1866. He was promoted to Full Corporal on 1 Jul 1865. He mustered out at City Point, VA.

Wounded at Battle of Antietam

Jacob's regiment moved out of the "East Woods" to repeal the Confederate forces at the edge of the "Cornfield." The attack was successful but Jacob was shot in the left heel and had to be hospitalized. He was later discharged from duty.

 

About this Memorial Page

Anyone can contribute to this page. Please sign in or sign up—it's free.

Created:
Modified:
Page Views:
228 total (14 this week)

×