BEE, Andrew

MI 4th Cav Co L. Residence: Pine River, Michigan. Born 3 Apr 1828 in Kongsvinger, Hedmark, Norway, a son of Even Hammer Bøe and Anne Sørine. Came to America to Pine Plains, Michigan. Civil War: Tinsmith. Enlisted 4 Aug 1862 at Allegan, Michigan. Mustered 29 Aug 1862. Private. His company arrested Confederate president Jefferson Davis on 10 May 1865. There is a story that Davis and his wife were trying to flee, disguised under ladies coats and capes, but that Bee saw that the taller of the two was wearing spurs. Bee was discharged from the service 1 Jul 1865. Post war: Died 1894. Buried in East Martin Cemetery in Martin, Michigan. Sources: Jørn Ø. Skjørberg, “Bøe, Andreas”