|Death: ||May 13, 1863|
F Benjamin Samuels
Co C, 4th IN Cav
Benjamin F Samuel aka F Benjamin Samuels
This is from Kosciusko County Men in the Civil War
Biographies 1861 - 193? vol 3 by Ronald & Joan Sharp.
(It is a part of Sharp's Chronicles Vol 7):
Samuel, Benjamin F: 18, Monroe
$28 bounty paid
died at home 5-13-63
Benjamin F. Samuels
Regiment Name 4 Indiana Cavalry.
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
Alternate Name Benjamin F./Samuel
UNION INDIANA VOLUNTEERS
4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry
Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in August 22, 1862.
Company "C" served detached from Regiment at Headquarters of Gen. A. J. Smith, Commanding 10th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, December, 1862, to August, 1863, participating in the following service: Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chlckasaw Bayou and Bluff December 26-29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Reconnoissance to White River and St. Charles January 13, 1863. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17. Duty there and at Milliken's Bend till April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Baker's Creek July 7. Bolton's Depot and near Clinton July 8. Jackson July 9. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brookhaven July 18. Moved to New Orleans, La., August. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Recon toward Opelousas October 20. Opelousas and Barre Landing October 21. Grand Coteau November 3. Duty in defences of New Orleans till September 1, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 25 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 193 Enlisted men by disease. Total 226.
Monroe Township: Abbott/Redbush Cemetery - In Center of Section 17, on a farm lane leading South from County Rd 600S
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Record added: Apr 04, 2011
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