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BEAUMONT, EUGENE

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Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon enemy's position with the 4th U.S. Cavalry, of which he was a lieutenant; led an attack upon a battery, dispersed the enemy and captured the guns. At Selma, Ala., charged, at the head of his regiment, into the second and last line of the enemy's works.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major and Assistant Adjutant General (highest rank: Colonel) Cavalry Corps, Army of the Mississippi

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Wilks-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon enemy's position with the 4th U.S. Cavalry, of which he was a lieutenant; led an attack upon a battery, dispersed the enemy and captured the guns. At Selma, Ala., charged, at the head of his regiment, into the second and last line of the enemy's works.