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Pvt Benjamin D. Blackwell
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Birth: 1843
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1864
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

Benjamin was born about 1843, the son of James S. Blackwell and Elizabeth H. Drake. He enlisted on 15 Aug. 1862 as a private in Company I, 14th Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He was mustered in on 26 Aug. for a 3-year term. He was wounded at the Battle of Monocacy, MD, 9 July 1864 and died at the U.S. Army General Hospital in Frederick City, MD on 23 July. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Stephenson Blackwell (1821 - 1853)
  Elizabeth H Drake Blackwell (1822 - 1884)
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin D. Blackwell (1843 - 1864)
  Permelia Frances Blackwell (1846 - 1905)*
  Adelia W. Blackwell Staples (1848 - 1924)*
  Ira Stout Blackwell (1850 - 1913)*
  Mary Ann Blackwell (1851 - 1852)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Heartfelt thanks to Bev for creating this memorial and Dan Silva for the gravestone image.
 
Burial:
Antietam National Cemetery
Sharpsburg
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Sec. 11, Lot C, Grave 61
 
Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Feb 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10431816
Pvt Benjamin D. Blackwell
Added by: Dan Silva
 
 
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014

- Tom Mauer
 Added: May. 6, 2009

- B.
 Added: Oct. 8, 2006
 
 
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