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Beck, Jesse B.
JESSE B. BECK, Center, Texas.—Born Feb. 22, 1842, near Montgomery, Ala. Enlisted in the Confederate Army on August 29, 1861, at Montgomery, Ala., as private in Company A, Twenty-Fifth Alabama Infantry, Gen. Gardner's Brigade, Gen. J. W Withers' Division, Gen. Polk's Corps, Army of Tennessee; First Captain,. Micajah Harper; First Colonel, J. Q. Loomis. Capt. Harper was killed at Shiloh. There were no changes except in officers. My second Captain was C. H. Corege, third Captain, Bushrod W. Bell, who died in. Seattle, Wash., November, 1908. I was wounded by a minie ball in the fleshy part of the thigh which resulted in gangrene and partial disability ever since. Was never captured. Was elected First Sergeant about April 20, 1862.
Was in a small fight at Farmington, Miss. Was at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Ga., and New Hope Church, besides several skirmish fights from Dalton to Atlanta. I was never able for further service after being wounded.