Captured on Patrol

Ron Coddington
May 31, 2015 · 7 min read
Acting Master’s Mate Francis Bartow Beville, C.S. Navy, by James Wallace Black of Boston, Massachusetts, about 1863–1864. The Liljenquist Family Collection at the Library of Congress.
First Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run, by Kurz & Allison, about 1889–1890. Library of Congress.
This detail of a photograph reproduced in Volume 7 of the landmark series Photographic History of the Civil War by Francis Trevelyan Miller shows Beville (6) standing in the center of other Confederate navy and army prisoners of war in Fort Warren. He is identified as “Master Mate J.B. Beville.” Internet Archive.


Faces of War

An Album of Civil War Soldiers and Their Stories

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