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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), John Yates Beall, gallant soldier (search)
Richmond, Va., in 1863. The integrity of Captain Beall's motives, the incorruptibility of his pritown is Walnut Grove, a fine farm owned by Captain Beall's father, and here the son was born Januaras a prominent citizen in that section. Young Beall was sent to the University of Virginia to studrisoners on Johnson's Island. It was during Beall's convalesence at Richmond, Va., that he conceith one trunk, containing arms. Very soon Captain Beall exclaimed: I take possession of the boat ing. On the night of September 19, 1864, Captain Beall steered the Philo Parsons within distance Secretary Seward's edict had gone forth that Beall must hang. Mrs. John I. Sittings and Mrs. Bas Numbers of Congressmen signed a petition for Beall's pardon, but President Lincoln turned a deaf clemency. Execution; heroic bearing of Captain Beall. So the fatal day, February 24th, 1865,ral soldiers upon his mother and sisters. Captain Beall knew that General Dix's utterance was in d[24 more...]