Unit Served: 18th SC Infantry
James Calvin Beamguard
BIRTH 17 Aug 1842 Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
DEATH 30 May 1916 (aged 73) York County, South Carolina, USA
He was the son of Adam & Mary Beamgaurd.
During the War between the States he enlisted on 11/28/1862 at Columbia SC, in the 18th SC Infantry Co. G. He was wounded at Clay’s Farm VA. on 5/20/1864, in the calf of his leg. He also appeared on a list of casualties of the 18th SC Regiment, Co. G, at Petersburg VA, appearing in the Yorkville Enquirer 4-5-1865, – J.C. Beamguard, wounded in the abdomen, severe. He was captured at Amelia Court House, VA, on 4/3/1865 and sent to City Point VA., made a prisoner of war, spending time at Point Look Out Prison MD. He took his oath of allegiance on 6/24/1865. His oath gives his appearance as 5’10″”, Blue Eyes, Reddish Hair, Dark Complexion.” He was released June 1865 and returned home to York County SC. He married Phoebre Jane Robinson