Recipient Detail

 

BEAUMONT, EUGENE B.

Rank: Major/Ass. Adjutant General
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: Cavalry Corps, Army of the Mississippi
Born: Luzerne County, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Wilkes Barre, Pa.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 03/30/1898
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Harpeth River, Tenn., 17 December 1864; at Selma, Ala., 2 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon the 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.