Private James Bevard

Private James Bevard was born on 1844 in Ohio and died November 28, 1862 in Camp Herron, Davenport, IA.

James Bevard entered the Infantry on August 20, 1862, in Waverly, IA, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on November 28, 1862 in Camp Herron, Davenport, IA.

James Bevard is buried at Messenger in Denver, Iowa and can be located at Row 1 West Grave 2

  • Died in Service: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Information–Frank Sturdevant.

One of the first Bremer Co. men to die in the Civil War.
This man enlisted under Capt. W. V. Lucas and got as far as Davenport Ia. where he died shortly afterwards of pneumonia being one of if not the first Bremer Co. soldier to die in service during the civil war. Body was returned to Denver Ia. where burial was made in the Messinger Cemetery one mile south of town where many of the early Pioneers of Bremer Co. are Buried.