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Benjamin Pou Izlar
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Birth: 1837
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: 1914

Son of Julia Elizabeth Allison and William Henry Ysslar (later spelled Izlar).
He served in the Civil War. He enlisted July 20, 1861, as a Fourth Corporal in Co A, Edisto Rifles, of Orangeburg District. This company was reorganized as Co. C, 25th Regiment, SC Volunteers April 12, 1862. He was promoted to Second Corporal October 1, 1862; pormoted later to Sargeant. He was wounded at least three times, once during artillery training and twice in battle. He was captured and imprisoned at Elmira, NY. His photograph appears in the history of his unit in "The Edisto Rifles".
He married first in June 1866 Elizabeth "Lizzie" Rice and had one child:
1. Elizabeth E. Izlar (1867-1927)
He married second Mary Caroline Larisey and they had six children:
2. Benjamin Pou Izlar, Jr. (b. abt. 1869)
3. Elvira Izlar (1870-1957)
4. James Madison Izlar (1873-1896)
5. Neddy Lee "Nettie" Izlar (1877-1946)
6. William Richardson Izlar (1883-1948)
7. Oswald Carlisle Izlar (1887-1938)
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Caroline Larisey Izlar (1840 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Elvira Earle Izlar Lowman (1870 - 1957)*
  James Madison Izlar (1873 - 1896)*
  Neddy Lee Izlar Glover (1877 - 1946)*
  William Richardson Izlar (1883 - 1948)*
  Oswald Carlisle Izlar (1887 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No birth or death dates are on his CSA marker.
 
Burial:
Sunnyside Cemetery
Orangeburg
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: B.P. Izlar Plot
GPS (lat/lon): 33.49708, -80.86655
 
Created by: Jim Dugan
Record added: Aug 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28823302
Benjamin Pou Izlar
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Benjamin Pou Izlar
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Benjamin Pou Izlar
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Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Feb. 9, 2011
A True Southern Hero
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Oct. 17, 2009
 
 
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