Augustus Griffin Bennett

Augustus Griffin Bennett

Birth
Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 8 Aug 1897 (aged 60–61)
Burial San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Memorial ID 15359602 · View Source
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BENNETT, Augustus Griffin
Co. B, 81st New York Infantry
Field & Staff, 21st US Colored troops Infantry.
Capt. (81 NY)
Lt. Col. with the 21th United States Colored Troops Infantry

Residence not listed; 25 years old.
Enlisted on 25 Aug 1861 at Oswego, New York as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 14 Sep 1861 he was commissioned into Co. B, 81st New York Infantry.
Promoted to Captain on 20 Dec 1861.
He was discharged for promotion on 19 Jun 1863 at Hilton Head, South Carolina.
He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 19 Jun 1863 and commissioned into Field & Staff, 21st US Colored Troops Infantry Infantry. Him and 727 men was ordered to muster out on April 30, 1866 at Mount Pleasant South Carolina.


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 14 Aug 2006
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