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 Benjamin Franklin Emerson

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Benjamin Franklin Emerson

  • Birth 10 Jan 1838 Virginia, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 1862 Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 47655090

1859 - private in the Mt. Vernon Guards (Virginia Militia).

1860 (census) - listed as a tin and coppersmith, Alexandria, Va.

1861 (April 8) - on list of petitioners to E. Snowden, JR., Esq., requesting that Alexandria County be represented [by Snowden] in the next General Assembly of Virginia, "by one having the confidence of the people, accustomed to act with, and for them active... in the House of Delegates at the next session of the Legislature of Virginia."

1861 (April 17) - as a member of the Mt. Vernon Guards, when the company was mustered-in as Co. E of the 17th Virginia Infantry, enlisted, Alexandria, Va.

1862 (June 30) - wounded in action at Battle of Fraysier's/Frazier's Farm.

1862 (July 19... headstone reflects July 7) - Died, in Richmond, of wounds received at Frayser's Farm. Buried in or near Richmond, and remains later brought to Alexandria for reburial.


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  • Created by: Cenantua
  • Added: 6 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47655090
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Emerson (10 Jan 1838–19 Jul 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47655090, citing Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Cenantua (contributor 46953050) .