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Birth: Nov. 9, 1835
Warren County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 16, 1913
California, USA

Civil War Veteran with Company B, 85th Illinois Infantry Regiment. The 85th was organized on August 27, 1862. The 85th participated at the Battles of Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Peach Tree Creek. The 85th mustered out of service on June 15, 1865.

BENJAMIN F. KRATZER was born in Warren county, Indiana, November 9, 1835, and removed to Illinois in 1855. He was wounded at the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862, and was transferred to the marine brigade at Nashville, Tenn., in March 1863. He served with that organization on the Mississippi river until discharged at Vicksburg, Miss., January 17, 1865. He removed to California in 1888, and served as a justice of the peace in San Diego county. He is now an inmate of the Soldiers' Home in Los Angeles, Cal.
History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Henry J. Aten

married Ellen Latham in 1859 Mason Co IL
Pages 360-374

Passed away at the Pacific Branch VA Hospital, Sawtelle, CA 
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Lot 85
Maintained by: Debra
Originally Created by: Randy
Record added: Jun 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14738026
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