Beale Terbervill Richard Lee (Richard Lee Turberville Beale)( Trooper)
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Biography Beale Terbervill Richard Lee (Richard Lee Turberville Beale)
(May 22, 1819 - April 21, 1893)
. Richard Beale was universal admiration and recognition of the bold forays into the county Rappahennok, during which he was forced to surrender a federal garrison in the city of Leeds, without losing any of their soldiers.
. Richard Lee Terbervill Bill was born May 22, 1819 in Hickory Hill, Westmoreland County, Virginia, and was educated in Northumberland Academy and Dickinson College in Pennsylvania
. The study of law was continued in the University of Virginia, who beat graduated in 1838. Then Richard Beale began practice in the legal profession and at the same time engaged in politics. From 1847 to 1849 he represented his constituency in the U.S. Congress in 1850 was elected a delegate to a Virginia convention on the reform of the state, and in 1857 passed the Senate Virgin
. After separation from the Union of Virginia, Bill volunteered for the Confederate cavalry, rapidly gained the rank of Major and took command of Camp Lee on the Potomac River, where it took his mind and common sense
. Then he served in the 9 th Virginia Cavalry led by Colonel William Henry Fitzhugh <Rooney> Lee, and when Rooney Lee was promoted to brigadier general, then Bill took the helm of this regiment. In December, 1862. Richard Beale was universal admiration and recognition of the bold forays into the county Rappahennok, during which he was forced to surrender a federal garrison in the city of Leeds, without losing any of their soldiers. April 16, 1863 he noted gratefully Jeb Stuart for heroic reflection dangerous for the Southern Federal cavalry raid under the command of Stounmena. With all of this Bill does not consider himself a military man, and within 62-63 years. three times handed in his resignation, which, however, not taken.
9 th Virginia under the command of Bill distinguished himself in the battle of Fleetwood, Stewart participated in the raid in Maryland and fought at Gettysburg. During the battle at Culpeper Court House Bilu had to take over command of the entire brigade Rooney Lee. In brief battle fighters 9 th Virginia captured 175 northern. In the personal papers were found Dahlgren plans burning of Richmond, the assassination of President Davis and the Confederacy of the entire cabinet. Later, federal authorities have refused any connection with these plans.
. Bill continued to command a regiment in operations in the Rapidan rivers, and James, distinguished himself at the Battle of Stoney Creek, and in the Battle of Rimz Station cavalrymen of his regiment captured two enemy banners
. In August 1864, after the death of Brigadier General Shamblissa Richard Beal took command of his brigade, although the assignment to himself the rank of Brigadier-General followed until February 1865, shortly before the end of the war. After the surrender of Richard Beal returned to their homes and again put on a lawyer's robe, never ceasing attempts to return to frontline politics. He died in his bed April 21, 1893 in The Hague, Virginia, surrounded by numerous people in the household, children and grandchildren.