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Pvt Benjamin Ashley Bell
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1840
Stafford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1905
Stafford County
Virginia, USA

Company A "Stafford Rangers" of Stafford County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, Beale's Brigade, W.H.F. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted on 5/8/1861 at Fairfax Court House, VA., he was mustered into "F(2nd)" Co. VA 5th Cavalry as a Private.
He was transferred on 9/25/1861 into "A" Co. VA 9th Cavalry.
He was transferred on 2/5/1863 into "I" Co. VA 11th Cavalry, yet remained in the 9th Cavalry.
Wounded 6/19/1863 Middleburg, Va.
Absent sick 11/1863 through 10/06/64 final roll; no further record.

Postwar he was a member of Confederate Veterans, Washington, DC. Camp.

The 9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
It fought in the Seven Days' Battles, the conflicts at Gainesville, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Dumfries, Rapidan Station, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Funkstown, Culpeper Court House, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, and Todd's Tavern. Later it skirmished around Richmond and Petersburg, then was active in the Appomattox operations.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Aquia Episcopal Church Cemetery
Aquia
Stafford County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: PL
Record added: Mar 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5315923
Pvt Benjamin Ashley Bell
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- RoxღEd
 Added: Aug. 19, 2013
DEO VINDICE. YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN BRAVE SOLDIER OF THE SOUTH
- Janet Bell King
 Added: Oct. 4, 2011
Died Oak Hill.
- Scott Hutchison
 Added: Jun. 12, 2011
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