Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Beal, George Lafayette

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Edition of 1900. See also George Lafayette Beal on Wikipedia, and our Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography disclaimer. In the 1891 edition, the last sentence and his date of death are omitted.

BEAL, George Lafayette, soldier, b. in Norway, Me., 21 May, 1825; d. there, 11 Dec., 1896. He left Portland, on 6 Oct., 1861, as colonel of the 10th Maine regiment. He was appointed by the president brigadier-general of volunteers, 30 Nov., 1864, and was mustered out of the service on 15 Jan., 1866. He was adjutant-general of Maine in 1880-'5, and state treasurer in 1888-'94.