BEAUMONT, EUGENE B.
Rank and Organization: Major and Assistant Adjutant General, Cavalry Corps, Army
of the Mississippi. Place and Date: At Harpeth River, Tenn., 17 December 1864; at
Selma, Ala., 2 April 1865. Entered Service At: Wilkes Barre, Pa. Birth:
Luzerne County, Pa. Date of Issue: 30 March 1898.
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.