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Benjamin Dornblaser
Birth: Oct. 12, 1828
Death: Apr. 9, 1905
Fredonia
Wilson County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. As a surveyor and farmer, he enlisted in the army at the beginning of the Civil War and joined the 46th Illinois Infantry. He was appointed adjutant and before his unit went to the front received the commission of major. He was appointed colonel of the regiment on October 11, 1862. He participated in the Battles of Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, and Vicksburg, suffering severe wounds during the first day at Shiloh. On February 20, 1865, he received the Brevet of Brigadier General and on March 18, 1865 received the Brevet of Major General "for gallant and meritorious services during the war." (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah M. Foster Dornblaser (1832 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret C. Dornblaser (1855 - 1934)*
  Emma Dornblaser Moore (1856 - 1939)*
  Alida Jane Dornblaser Kennedy (1859 - 1942)*
  George E. Dornblaser (1862 - 1948)*
  Elizabeth Mary Dornblaser (1872 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fredonia City Cemetery
Fredonia
Wilson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Lot 296
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: May 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26834509
Benjamin Dornblaser
Added by: Thomas Fisher
 
Benjamin Dornblaser
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Benjamin Dornblaser
Added by: Thomas Fisher
 
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General thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 9, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Apr. 25, 2014
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