|Death: ||Jun., 1891|
A tailor by trade, Benjamin was working as a Richmond policeman in 1860. He enlisted as a Private in Company "A", 25th Battalion (the "City Battalion"), Richmond Local Defense Troops on March 17, 1863, as a substitute for William F. Royster. He served until at least July 1864.
Benjamin died at age 75 of "General Debility" at the City Alms House, next to the Cemetery. He was buried June 20, 1891. His grave in the John H. Bolton plot is unmarked.
His daughter Anne ("Annie") was one of the workers, most young girls, killed in the munitions plant explosion disaster in Richmond on March 13, 1863.
Emily Jane Harris Bolton (1821 - 1889)*
Anne Elizabeth Bolton (____ - 1863)*
William H. Bolton (____ - 1867)*
John H. Bolton (1860 - 1899)*
Hattie Lee Bolton Butt (1866 - 1948)*
Shockoe Hill Cemetery
Plot: Range 22, Sec. 21
Created by: Jeffry Burden
Record added: May 08, 2013
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