b. 27/06/1843 Liverpool, England. d. 15/02/1922 New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 18/05/1864 Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Beddows was born in Liverpool, England on 27 June 1843. He enlisted in the army in August 1861, and mustered out with his battery in June 1865. He died on 15 February 1922, and his remains were interred at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in New Rochelle, New York.
Brought his guidon off in safety under a heavy fire of musketry after he had lost it by his horse becoming furious from the bursting of a shell.
BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY SEPULCHRE CEMETERY, NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK.
SECTION D-North, RANGE 3, PLOT 4, GRAVES 8×8
LOCATION OF MEDAL: NEW YORK STATE MILITARY MUSEUM AND VETERANS RESEARCH CENTER, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK.