Amos Beckwith certificates
Collection number: ahc.MSS514
Scope and Content
This collection contains certificates awarded to Amos Beckwith and a letter sent along with one of the certificates for proof of receipt. Included are Beckwith's 1850 diploma from the United States Military Academy and commissioning certificates awarded as Beckwith moved up in rank. Among the certificates are his promotion to 2nd lieutenant in the 1st Regiment of Artillery in 1851, his promotion to brevet brigadier general in 1866, and his promotion to colonel in 1888.
- Beckwith, Amos (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Amos Beckwith (1825-1894) was born in Vermont, graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1850, and served on General William T. Sherman's staff during the Civil War. Additional biographical information about Amos Beckwith has not been determined.
2.08 linear ft. (one oversized folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Amos Beckwith certificates
- Sue VerHoef
- July 2012
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- Finding aid is written in English.