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Capt Benjamin Axtell
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Birth: 1838
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1864
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Residence: Kalamazoo,MI

Enlistment Age-24

Enlisted: Sep 2,1862, Michigan

Mustered in Sep 2,1862, Michigan. 1st Lt.

Commissioned into Co "L" 5th MI Cavalry

Died of disease while POW at Libby Prison,Richmond,VA.

POW, May 11,1864 at Yellow Tavern,VA.

Wounded, May 11,1864 at Yellow Tavern,VA.

Tranfers: From Co "L" to Co "A"

Promotions: Capt,Feb 5,1864, Co "A"

Note: Michigan Volunteers 1861-1865. Personal Research
Richmond National Cemetery
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Ted Myers
Record added: Mar 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87301155
Capt Benjamin Axtell
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"Those Great American's In Dirty Shirt Blue"
- Sgt Ted Myers
 Added: Mar. 24, 2012

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