Submitted by another contributor:
(The following is from Benner's military service and pension records.)
Benner was born August 10, 1842, at Sharpsburg, Washington County, Md.
Died January 12, 1924, at Sharpsburg.
On Sept. 10, 1861, he enrolled in Co. "H" of the 1st Maryland Regiment (Potomac Home Brigade) at Frederick, Md. He was discharged on Oct. 25, 1864 at Harpers Ferry. He re-enlisted in Co. "B" of the Independent Loudoun Virginia Rangers (USA) on Feb. 13, 1865, and was mustered out on May 31, 1865 at Bolivar, WVa.
His first marriage was to Ann Savilla Hanes on Feb. 20, 1865; Ann died on March 25, 1878. His second marriage was to Margaret Amelia Burgan, on Dec. 12, 1882. At that time he listed his occupation as boatman.
Margaret Amelia Burgan Benner (1856 - 1927)*
Charles Sheridan Benner (1865 - 1936)*
Antietam National Cemetery
Maintained by: Angela Owens Jando
Originally Created by: Los Angeles Native
Record added: Oct 08, 2006
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