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Language
eng
Summary
Account of the Revolutionary War service of Robert Beale of Richmond and Westmoreland Counties, Virginia, detailing the battles of Trenton and Princeton, New Jersey, and the surrender of Charleston, South Carolina
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Biographical or historical data
Robert Beale was born 30 January 1759 to William Beale (1710-1778) and Ann Harwar Beale. Beale was 17 when he enlisted as an ensign in the Virginia line during the American Revolution. He saw action at the battles of Trenton, Princeton, and Brandywine. He was captured by the British when Charleston, South Carolina, was surrendered. By the end of the Revolution, he had become a captain. He returned to Virginia and eventually settled down in Westmoreland County. Beale eventually rose to the rank of major in the Virginia militia. He married Martha Felitia Turberville (1786-1822) in 1802 and they had at least 1 child. Beale died 1 September 1843.
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Vi
Form designation
Account of Revolutionary War service
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
8
Immediate source of acquisition
Murphy, Hope Alice
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501221
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Terms governing use
Photocopying restricted.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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