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Col Benjamin Thomas Brockman
Birth: Dec. 11, 1831
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1864
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Confederate Army Officer; A Spartanburg, South Carolina, merchant at the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the 13th South Carolina Regiment in 1861 and became a Captain. He had been promoted to Major by the time he was wounded at the Battle of Second Manassas in 1862, and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and, later, Colonel in 1863. After receiving severe head and arm wounds at Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 12, 1864, he was transfered to a Richmond hospital where he died from complications following the amputation of his left arm. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Patterson Brockman (1797 - 1859)
  Mary Kilgore Brockman (1800 - 1861)
 
 Siblings:
  Harriet Maria Brockman Anderson (1819 - 1892)*
  James Henry Brockman (1822 - 1844)*
  Frances E. Brockman Stokes (1826 - 1861)*
  Josiah T. Brockman (1828 - 1828)*
  John B. Brockman (1830 - 1831)*
  Benjamin Thomas Brockman (1831 - 1864)
  Lucy Ann Margaret Brockman Earle (1834 - 1907)*
  Jesse Kilgore Brockman (1839 - 1864)*
  Eloise Eugenia Brockman Anderson (1844 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Confederate Officers' Section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Jul 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7662322
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