Alexander M. Beatty

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Alexander M. Beattie
Born (1828-07-29)July 29, 1828
Ryegate, Vermont
Died March 7, 1907(1907-03-07) (aged 78)
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1864
Rank Union army cpt rank insignia.jpg Captain
Unit Vermont Company F, 3rd Vermont Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Alexander Mitchell Beattie (often misspelled Beatty) (July 29, 1828 – March 7, 1907) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.


Beatty served in the American Civil War in the 3rd Vermont Infantry for the Union Army from June 1861 until July 1864.[1] He received the Medal of Honor on April 25, 1894 for his actions at the Battle of Cold Harbor.

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Removed, under a hot fire, a wounded member of his command to a place of safety.[2]

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