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PRESIDENTS, SOLDIERS, STATESMEN. 1189

EDWARD H. BEEBEE,

A native of New York was born in Tioga County, in 1843, and came to Cambria county, Pa, in 1885. Mrs. Beebee, who before marriage in 1886 was Susan McConnell, was a daughter of Francis and Lucy (Lilly) McConnell, deceased. They have three children, Frederick F., Edward G., and Lucy C. Comrade Beebee was 18 years of age at the time of his enlistment which occurred Aug. 12, 1862, as a private in Co. A, 109th NY, V.I., 1st Brig. 2d Div., 9th A.C. July 30, 1864, he was wounded in front of Petersburg by a fragment of shell, but did not go to the hospital. He was actively engaged in the battles of Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna River, Cold Harbor, James River, Petersburg, and several others. He was honorably discharged June 4, 1865, at Washington, D.C. His brother, Clark, served in the late war as a member of 21st N.Y. V.C. Comrade Beebee is a member of Kinkead Post, No. 393; he is a miner by occupation and his address is Ashville, Pa.

BENJAMIN BEERS

Was born Aug. 22, 1833 in Cambria county, Pa. and was the son of Benj. And Lithie Beers, long ago deceased. He was united in marriage April 6, 1861, in this county, to Vianna Rolls, who was born here in 1831. Her parents, neither of whom are living, were Thomas and Catherine (Troxel) Rolls. Of this union were born the following children: Mary, dec., George T., Littie, dec., Margaret, Tillie, dec., John E., Hannah, Charles W., Lafayette, Alexandria, Rebecca, and Porter. Comrade Beers began his military career when 27 years of age enlisting from Harrisburg, Pa., as a private in Co D, 149th Pa., V.I. He was wounded in the right foot in the fall of 1863 and was treated in the hospital at Washington, D.C., till the following April. January, 1864 he was given a furlough of thirty days from the hospital at end of time. He was detailed with his regiment as parole guard, and he also took part in the battles of Hatcher's Run, Seven Days, Wildeness, and Petersburg. He was honorably discharged June 20, 1865, in camp on field. He had two brothers in the late war: Thomas and Nimrod: his wife's brother John also served. Comrade Beers was Sergt of Trowell Post; he is a laborer and his address is Fallen Timber, Pa.

LUKE BEHE

Was born in Cambria County, Pa. March 26, 1838, and was a son of Mathias and Catherine (Kaylor) Behe, deceased. He was united in marriage Oct 26, 1868, in this county, to Jennie Neason, who was


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