Col Benjamin Allston

Col Benjamin Allston

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 16 Jan 1900 (aged 66)
Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 42655649 · View Source
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Graduate 1853 United States Military Academy.

LT. US ARMY, 1853 1857.

Rice Planter and Episcopal Minister in George Town and Union South Carolina.

Married To: Ellen S. Robinson and Louise G. North.

ON STUFF: of Governor of South Carolina, early 1861.

1st LT. CS. REGULAR ARMY, March 16, 1861.

MAJOR PROVISIONAL ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES ( PACS ) June 20, 1861.

ASSIGNED: to duty with 19th MISSISSIPPI, Temporarily.

ASSIGNED: to duty with 15th VIRGINIA CAVALRY January 13, 1862.

COL PROVISIONAL ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES. ( PACS ) May 1862.

LED: the Cavalry Brigade in East TENNESSEE, Summer of 1862.

CAPTURED: near Cumberland Gap, December 1862.

ON STUFF OF GENERAL KIRBY SMITH, later.

INSPECTOR GENERAL, ( IG ) of TRANS MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT.
( TMD.)

PAROLED: Shriveport, LOUISIANA June 07, 1865.

Post war minister in Georgetown.

DIED: January 15, 1900, Winnsboro, South Carolina.

BURIED: Saint John's Episcopal Church, Winnsboro.

Memorial Grave Marker Photo courtesy of Herman Ruple Durr. Thank you so much your kindness is much appreciated.

(special thanks to Sara Fielder #47042075 for link to parents)



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  • Maintained by: Cousins by the Dozens
  • Originally Created by: Noname
  • Added: 3 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42655649
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Benjamin Allston (26 Feb 1833–16 Jan 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42655649, citing Saint Johns Episcopal Cemetery, Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Cousins by the Dozens (contributor 46904925) .