Beauford, Clay, 1SG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Company First Sergeant (Cavalry)
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1869-1873, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
Service Years
1861 - 1873

Company First Sergeant (Cavalry)


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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1846
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Beauford, Clay (MOH), 1SG.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Washington County, Maryland
Last Address
Los Angeles, California

Date of Passing
Feb 01, 1905
 
Location of Interment
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery - Los Angeles, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section N, Lot 110, Grave 2NE

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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1875, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Original name: Welford C. Bridwell

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. In 1861, at the age of 14, he enlisted in the Confederate States Army as a drummer boy using a fictitious name, Clay Beauford, to avoid being recalled by his widowed mother, who strongly opposed his enlistment. He served with the 30th Virginia Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, First Corps commanded by General James Longstreet. He was wounded in battle at Sharpsburg. After mustering out of the C.S.A. on April 27, 1865, he eventually joined the United States Army and served bravely in the Indian Campaigns in the West.
 
   
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 Unit Assignments
Confederate States Army5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1861-1865, Confederate States Army
  1869-1873, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1861-1865 Civil War
  1869-1873 Indian Wars (US)
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