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PVT Benjamin Merrill Ware

PVT Benjamin Merrill Ware

Birth
Chester, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 3 Jun 1864 (aged 21)
Cold Harbor, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Burial Chester, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 111817142 · View Source
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Son of Enoch and Louisa Ware.

Civil War veteran. Enlisted on May 2, 1861, and mustered in as a Private in Company E of the 1st Vermont Infantry. Mustered out on August 15, 1861. Re-enlisted September 26, 1861, mustered in on October 15 1861 as Private in Company E, 6th Vermont Infantry. Re-enlisted again in December 1863, and was killed in action at Cold Harbor.

The memorial in Brookside Cemetery is believed to be a cenotaph.


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  • Created by: DebL
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817142
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Benjamin Merrill Ware (4 Sep 1842–3 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817142, citing Brookside Cemetery, Chester, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by DebL (contributor 47462502) .