Historical records matching Lt. Colonel Samuel W. Beall (USA)
About Lt. Colonel Samuel W. Beall (USA)
Samuel W. Beall (1807–1868) was the second Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin. He was born in Maryland; in 1827 he graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1835, where he made a fortune in land speculation; in the 1840s he settled in Taycheedah. He served as lieutenant governor for Nelson Dewey's second term as governor, from 1850 until 1852.
During the American Civil War, he was a lieutenant-colonel in the 18th Wisconsin Infantry and was wounded in the Battle of Shiloh. After recovering, he was put in charge of a prisoner of war camp in New York. After briefly returning to Wisconsin after the war, Beall moved to Helena, Montana, where, in 1868, he was shot following an argument.