Beaty, Powhatan - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company G, 5th U.S. Colored Troops.
Place and date:   At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service at: Delaware County, Ohio.

Birth:   Richmond, Va.

Date of issue:   6 April 1865.

Citation:   Took command of his company, all the officers having been killed or wounded, and gallantly led it.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)