|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1842|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 1921|
Charles N. Bennett, who died at his home in Pavilion Tuesday, Jan. 4, had a military record of which any patriot would be proud. He enlisted from Leland Dec. 24 1862 and served for three years when he received his honorable discharge Dec. 24, 1865. He fought in 38 distinctive battles and was with General Grant at the surrender of General Lee at Appomattox. At the foot of his discharge papers are the words "Character good; a gallant soldier in the field." Mr. Bennett was a member of R.B. Hayes Post, GAR of Plano. The deceased was born at Elmira, Wis. Sept. 24, 1842 and moved to Leland with his parents at ten years of age. He was married to Louise Brown at Somonauk Sept. 24, 1867.
Source: Little White School Museum Library, Oswego, IL., 1921.
The above, courtesy of FAG contributor #9118441
Chas. N. Bennett; Soldier; 1st US; Co. K; Corpl; Cav; Civil; bur'd 1/4/21; Grave
SOURCE: taken from a volume in the Kendall County Recorder's office titled "Certificate of Burial of Soldiers, Sailors or Marines", a veteran burial location project conducted by the Women's Relief Corps. The information was compiled in 1938 by Walter Thurow, Historian of the Kendall County Council of the American Legion.
Louise M Brown Bennett (1849 - 1928)*
William P Bennett (1870 - 1952)*
Note: BIRTH: Elmira, NY, DEATH: Pavilion, Kendall Co., IL - Corporal Company K, 1st US Calvary.
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: Sep 21, 2009
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