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William H. Benson
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1839
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1881
Indiana, USA

Served Co. "F", 101 Indiana Vol. Infantry.
Enlisted 12 August 1862 and mustered in 7 September 1862.
Left his pregnant(Barberry R.) wife, Thurzy, and a daughter, Mary C.
Wounded in skirmish in Tennessee.
Captured at Chickamauga, 19 September 1863. Belle Island at Richmond; Danville, Va.; Libby Prison; Andersonville, Ga.; Florence, S.C. and treated for scurvy at Columbus, Ohio.
Honorably discharged 25 May 1865.
First wife had passed away. Married second, Louisa Duncan. They had following children: Elvin, William A., Rachael, Benjamin, Laura Ann, George, Thomas, James and Elsie.
SCOURCE for this information is Kristin Benson Eby >weby@ctinet.com<.
 
 
Burial:
Elliott Cemetery
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Forgotten in forestd area, stock has overrun it and knocked tombstones over.
 
Created by: David L. Bush
Record added: Dec 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10041963
 


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