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Benjamin Bennett Levy
Birth: Feb. 22, 1845
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1921
Kings County (Brooklyn), USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as Drummer Boy, Private in Company G, 1st New York Volunteer Infantry. In the Battle at Glendale, Virginia on June 30, 1862 he took the gun of a sick comrade and went into the fight. When the color bearers were shot down, he carried the colors and saved them from Confederate capture. He is one of seventeen Jewish Americans known to have received the Medal of Honor since itís inception during the Civil War to the present. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 13, 2003
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