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Beville, A. A.
A. A. BEVILLE, Waco, Texas.—Born at Jesterville, Amelia County, Va. Entered the Confederate service at Wytheville, Va., with rank of Color Corporal Company C, Fifty-First Virginia Regiment, Gen. Floyd's Brigade, Gen. Lee's (afterwards Earley's) Division, Army of Virginia. The name of my first Captain was Younce and first Colonel was Wharton, who was afterwards made Brigadier General. Our regiment was sent to Tennessee and Kentucky and then brought bark to Virginia after the battle of Fort Donelson and we were in the Valley of Virginia until the surrender. At the battle of Leetown, near the Potomac, I was shot in the instep of the right foot while lying down with the skirmishers who were fighting Sheridan's cavalry. Was never taken prisoner. Was brigade postmaster and secretary to Gen. Wharton. Was in the battles of Carnfax Ferry in Northern Virginia, Fort Donelson, New Market, Virginia, and fifty other little fights in the valley of Virginia, and before Richmond.