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 William Henry Benjamin

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William Henry Benjamin Famous memorial

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death
5 Jan 1900 (aged 74–75)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot
Section A, Lot 59
Memorial ID
20456204 View Source

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was employed as a clerk when he enlisted the Union Army at Rochester, New York. Commissioned Major of the 8th New York Volunteer Cavalry, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on June 10, 1863, and commanded the regiment until he was mustered out on February 14, 1865. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services".

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was employed as a clerk when he enlisted the Union Army at Rochester, New York. Commissioned Major of the 8th New York Volunteer Cavalry, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on June 10, 1863, and commanded the regiment until he was mustered out on February 14, 1865. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services".

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mount Hope NY
  • Added: 14 Jul 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 20456204
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20456204/william-henry-benjamin: accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Benjamin (1825–5 Jan 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20456204, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.