Medal of Honor Recipient
EUGENE B. BEAUMONT
Major and Assistant Adjutant General, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Mississippi. Entered service at: Wilkes Barre, Pa. Birth:
Luzerne County, Pa.
Citation: At Harpeth River,
Tenn., 17 December 1864; at , 2 April 1865. 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. Selma, Ala.
Date of Issue: 30 March 1898.
Sergeant, Company L, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Butler County, Pa.
Citation: Capture of flag of 4th Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.). At Appomattox Courthouse, Va., 9 April 1865.
Date of issue: 3 May 1865.
Private, Company L, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Entered service at: Allegheny County Pa. Born: 14 September 1844, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Pa.
Citation: At Stony Creek Station, Va., 1 December 1864. His horse having been shot from under him he voluntarily and on foot participated in the cavalry charge made upon one of the forts, conducting himself throughout with great personal bravery.
Date of issue: 16 February 1897.
Source: The U.S. Army Center of Military History
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