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Corp Samuel P Banham
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Birth: Apr., 1835, England
Death: Apr. 21, 1884
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

At the outbreak of the Civil War, Banham enlisted in the famed "Red Legged Devils" 14th Brooklyn, (84th NYV) Co H and was promoted to Corporal. Banham ran for Assembly from Brooklyn but lost in 1866, Banham was born in England and was a carpenter as well as in the tin business in Brooklyn at different times. According to the New York Times (April 22, 1884): Banham "While temporarily insane, locked himself in a closet and shot himself three times in the mouth, he lingered for 2 hours before death" 
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  Ann Amelia Roberts Banham (1835 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Jim Madden
Record added: Dec 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45284892
Corp Samuel P Banham
Added by: Jim Madden
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