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BECK, Andrew A.

WI 30th Inf Co C. Residence: Galesville, Trempeauleau County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Galesville. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 25 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35)

BECKER, John

IL 43rd Inf Unassigned. Civil War: Age 20. Blacksmith. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Aug 1864 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p50)

BECKMAN, Monson

IL 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Carpenter. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Cairo, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Promoted to Sergea nt. Killed in action at Raymond, Mississippi, on 12 May 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 112)

BECKSTEIN, Frederick

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Laussen (?), Norway. Civil War: Printer. Age 30. Unmarried. Brown eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. First Lieutenant. Transferred to Company F. Killed 20 Jul 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p63,72)