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Sgt Benjamin Thomas Bondurant
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Birth: 1846
Death: Mar. 16, 1928

Benjamin Thomas Bondurant
Company I. 2oth TN. Cavalry

Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $600. Present on roll for March/April 1864 as 5th Sergeant. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 5th Sergeant. On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Dresden TN. Ordered Feb 20, 1865 to West Tennessee to collect absentees.

Born November 1846 in Weakley Co., TN, the son of Churchell and Mary Etheridge Bondurant.
In action at Okolona, Paducah, Brice's Crossroads, Harrisburg, "fight north of Oxford", and the Memphis Raid. Absent on detail during Fort Pillow. Made sergeant spring of 1864. Paroled at Gainesville, AL, May 12, 1865. After the war practiced medicine, served as Weakley County trustee, farmed, worked in Memphis custom house, Postmaster of Sharon, TN, and President of the Bank of Sharon. Died 16 March 1928.
A diary of B.T. Bondurant was published in 1988 (Chester (1988). It indicates that he spent most of the spring of 1865 hunting deserters.
Tennessee pension application #16355 was filed by B.T. Bondurant of Weakley County.
Married 1871, Mary Louisa Tansil, in Weakley Co. TN. Widow's pension file #9070.

Sources: http://home.olemiss.edu/~cmprice/cavalry/bio_b.html
http://www.geocities.com/stout302000/CSA_FTM_B.html?
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Louisa Tansil Bondurant (1848 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Bondurant (1872 - 1967)*
  Eddie Bondurant (1876 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Sharon
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 06, 2006
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- Michael J. Rea
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