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Col Benjamin Allston
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1833
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1900
Winnsboro
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA

Graduate 1853 United States Military Academy.

LT. US ARMY, 1853 1857.

Rice Planter and Episcopal Minister in George Town and Union South Carolina.

Married To: Ellen S. Robinson and Louise G. North.

ON STUFF: of Governor of South Carolina, early 1861.

1st LT. CS. REGULAR ARMY, March 16, 1861.

MAJOR PROVISIONAL ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES ( PACS ) June 20, 1861.

ASSIGNED: to duty with 19th MISSISSIPPI, Temporarily.

ASSIGNED: to duty with 15th VIRGINIA CAVALRY January 13, 1862.

COL PROVISIONAL ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES. ( PACS ) May 1862.

LED: the Cavalry Brigade in East TENNESSEE, Summer of 1862.

CAPTURED: near Cumberland Gap, December 1862.

ON STUFF OF GENERAL KIRBY SMITH, later.

INSPECTOR GENERAL, ( IG ) of TRANS MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT.
( TMD.)

PAROLED: Shriveport, LOUISIANA June 07, 1865.

Post war minister in Georgetown.

DIED: January 15, 1900, Winnsboro, South Carolina.

BURIED: Saint John's Episcopal Church, Winnsboro.

Memorial Grave Marker Photo courtesy of Herman Ruple Durr. Thank you so much your kindness is much appreciated.

(special thanks to Sara Fielder #47042075 for link to parents) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Francis Withers Allston (1801 - 1864)
  Adele Petigru Allston (1810 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Stanley Robinson Allston (1841 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Petigru Allston (____ - 1842)*
  Benjamin Allston (1833 - 1900)
  Robert Allston (1835 - 1839)*
  Charlotte Frances Allston (1837 - 1843)*
  Adele Petigru Allston Vanderhorst (1840 - 1915)*
  Louise Gibert Allston (1842 - 1843)*
  Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle (1845 - 1921)*
  Charles Petigru Allston (1848 - 1922)*
  Jane Louise Allston Hill (1850 - 1937)*
  Elizabeth Van der Horst Weston (1876 - 1965)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Episcopal Cemetery
Winnsboro
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Noname
Record added: Oct 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42655649
Col Benjamin Allston
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Col Benjamin Allston
Added by: Herman Ruple Durr
 
Col Benjamin Allston
Added by: Herman Ruple Durr
 
 
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- T.A.S.
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Feb. 26, 2013
1853 Graduate
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Feb. 26, 2013
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