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Capt Benjamin Franklin Binkley

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Capt Benjamin Franklin Binkley

  • Birth 3 May 1837 Tennessee, USA
  • Death 17 Dec 1903 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 22492489

Benjamin Binkley enlisted in July, 1861, in the Twenty Second Tennessee Infantry, and on May 8, 1862, he was promoted to First Lieutenant. On June 17, 1862, the Twelth and Twenty Second Tennessee Regiments consolidated, at which time he was promoted to Captain and placed in command of the "Hatchie Hunters" and "Harris Guards." The company engaged in the battles of Belmont, Corinth, Richmond and Perryville, in Kentucky; of Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, and Missionary Ridge, in Tennessee, and in nearly every engagement between the latter point and Atlanta, under Gen. Joe Johnston, and subsequently with General Hood at Jonesboro, GA., at Franklin, TN, and Bentonville, NC.He was also Head of the Nashville Title Company, recording steward of Elm Street Methodist Church for 26 years



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  • Created by: Graveaddiction
  • Added: 27 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22492489
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Benjamin Franklin Binkley (3 May 1837–17 Dec 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22492489, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .