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 Benjamin Ringold

Benjamin Ringold

Birth
Dußlingen, Landkreis Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 3 May 1863 (aged 34)
Suffolk, Suffolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 1, Grave 3846
Memorial ID 2597067 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. He was comissioned as Captain and commander of Company A, 103rd New York Infantry on January 4, 1862. He quickly rose in ranks, being promoted to Major on April 4, 1862, and to Colonel and regimental commander on September 15, 1862. During the May 1864 operations against Confederate forces under General James Longstreet around Suffolk, Virginia, he was mortally wounded in the chest while leading his men on May 3, 1863, dying a few hours later.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2597067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Ringold (6 Jun 1828–3 May 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2597067, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .