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Benway, Eli Willard


Age: 35, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/20/63; enl 7/23/64, m/i 7/23/64, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1827, Vermont
Death: 10/16/1897

Burial: City Cemetery, Westphalia, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: dg teter/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 74053281


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1863
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


Grandfather of Bert R. Johnson, Dalton, NH & Kingman, AZ

3rd Great Grandfather of Michael Ratliff Lutz, Redwood City, CA

2nd Great Grandfather of Valerie Benway Yodhes, Ann Arbor, MI

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City Cemetery, Westphalia, KS

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