Veteran of the Civil War Died at 20 years 1 mo 15 days Drowned Info on DOD and cause supplied by BMC 47826846
Information obtained from Forty-six months with the Fourth RI Volunteers in the War of 1861 to 1865; comprising a history of the marches, battles and . . . . : "Benjamin F. Arnold Served as Private. Joined the company in front of Petersburg, Va. Served honorably till close of war. Was mustered out with the veterans, and drowned in NY Harbor on the way home"