John J Beck
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Belgian Civil War soldiers in IOWA

 


U.S./C.S.
John J BECK
Biography
Iowa
Co. A, 13th Iowa Infantry
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Enlisted

Enlisted April 12, 1862. Mustered April 12, 1862. Promoted Second Corporal. Wounded in neck July 21, 1864, Atlanta, Ga.

Discharged

Mustered out April 16, 1865, Raleigh, N. C, expiration of term of service.

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Age 24

Biography :

Residence Dubuque. A Beck family was living in Dubuque at the time of the Civil War but not from Belgium. She originated from the Great Duchy and the father was born Redange. And a William Beck, age 22, in the Dubuque 1860 census, born Luxemburg, a bar keeper at Theodore Stemming saloon.

At Redange I also find a Jean Guillaume Beck born December 7, 1835. That William Beck died November 12, 1901 in Dubuque ans is buried at the Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Note: in the 1870, a Nicolas Beck born October 5, 1833, Redange was also living with William Beck and his family.

Sources :
Find a grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116176263

Pension:

Name of soldier

Beck John J
Dependant  

Service

Pvt Co A 13 Regt Iowa Inf

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State filled

1879 July 2

Invalid

295564

186857

 

 

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680334

540804

 

 

 

 

 

 

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