BECKMAN, Monson

IL 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Carpenter. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Cairo, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Promoted to Sergea nt. Killed in action at Raymond, Mississippi, on 12 May 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 112)

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