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James P Bennett
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Birth: May 15, 1837
Death: Jan. 16, 1902


1860 Franklin County Census shows James P Bennett listed as a School teacher. From Rodney Arnold.

James P Bennett served the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. He served with the 7th Regiment of the Mississippi Infantry Company A. He fought and was wounded and captured at Pittsburg Landing during the battle of Shilo April 7, 1862. He was taken to the Union General Hospital at Camp Dennison, Ohio on April 18, 1862. From there he was transferred to Camp Chase, Ohio on April 25, 1862. Then transferred to the Depot of Prisoners of War, Johnson's Island, Sandusky, Ohio on May 9,1862. Then on August 25, 1862 he was sent to Vicksburg to be exchanged for Confederate held Union prisoners. The rest of the war he was back fighting with his friends in Company A of the 7th Regiment of the Mississippi Infantry. .. This information came from The National Archives "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi". Copies of the records can be found at my Ancestry.com tree for James P Bennett: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/20266984/person/1546469695

 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli Dottson Bennett (1813 - 1892)
  Cassandra Nancy Pickett Bennett (1810 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah R Bennett (1838 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Medora E Bennett (1869 - 1937)*
  Robert Eli Bennett (1872 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Pamela Cotten Lee (____ - 1853)**
  James P Bennett (1837 - 1902)
  Martha Harriet Mobley Bennett Flowers (1842 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

"Not my will, but thine be done."


 
Burial:
Ebenezer Cemetery
Franklin County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Lamar Smith
Originally Created by: Rodney A Arnold
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64590384
James P Bennett
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James P Bennett
Added by: Rodney A Arnold
 
James P Bennett
Added by: Rodney A Arnold
 
 
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- Rodney A Arnold
 Added: Jan. 18, 2014
May the water ripple, the wind blow and the skies remain blue; so those that may look will find you.
- Rodney A Arnold
 Added: Jan. 23, 2011
 
 
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