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Benjamin F. Gholston
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Birth: 1835
Death: Aug. 31, 1864

Listed on the roster of 16th Reg Georgia Infantry Company H "Flint Hill Greys" as follows:

Gho1ston, B.- private August 11, 1861. Elected Captain September 4, 1861. Resigned September 23,1861.

Carded records have him listed as Benj Gholston and show he enlisted in 42nd Reg Georgia Infantry Company A on May 12, 1862 in Atlanta Ga
He was elected 2nd Lieutenant July 1862.

Appears on Roll of Prisoners of War captured by troops under Maj Gen F J Herron Extreme Left of Investing Forces near Vicksburg Ms on June 29, 1863 as Benj Gholston.
Where captured: In rifle pit
When captured: June 24, 1863

Pledged his Oath of Allegiance signed on 10 July 1863.

The above information provided by FAG member 47231429. 
 
Note: Confederate Civil War Veteran
 
Burial:
Confederate Cemetery
Clayton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Michael Dover
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
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Benjamin F. Gholston
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Benjamin F. Gholston
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Benjamin F. Gholston
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