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Franklin, Benjamin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Unknown
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/4/63, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, Colored cook, m/o 8/21/65 SOWD

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Onslow County, NC
Death: 11/17/1914

Burial: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Marker/Plot: 1, 1, 7329
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 2589095

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Cypress Hills National Cemetery, NY

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