February 4, 1813 (Litchfield, CT) – August 9, 1863 (Vicksburg, MS); 50 years old
Married to Joanna Slattery (1817-1878)
Children James (1840-?), Harriet S. (1841-?), Georgiana (1843-1911), and Stephen H. (1845-1909)
Enlisted September 5, 1862
Mustered in November 15, 1862
Unit: 28th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G

Born to Seth (1794-1837) and Hannah Harrison Beers (1798-1845). Siblings were Jane (1815-1850), Samuel (1817-1874), Mary (1820-1904), Phebe (1823-?), William (1827-1898), Harriet (1829-?), Jane (1832-?), Rufus (1836-1897).

Died on a steamship near Vicksburg, Mississippi.

The only burial information that could be found was a short statement in the Norwalk Gazette newspaper on August 25, 1863 – “George Beers, Co. G, Norwalk, buried on the bank of the river below Vicksburg.


Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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