Pvt Byron C Bennett

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Pvt Byron C Bennett

  • Birth 2 Feb 1849 Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 11 Apr 1913 San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot Grand Army of the Republic Section 3, Lot 81, Grave 4-A
  • Memorial ID 50640207

Byron C. Bennett
Private
Company A
Brackett's Battalion
Minnesota Cavalry
Civil War
Dakota War (Indian Wars)

San Diego Union (Ca.), Saturday, April 12, 1913, Page 3
MAN'S BODY FOUND
Byron C. Bennett, once a member of the Minnesota volunteer cavalry during the Civil war, died yesterday while in his room at the Commercial hotel at I and Seventh streets. Coroner W. S. Bell ordered the body removed to the mortuary of Hambley & Smith, where there will be an inquest today at 11 a. m.

San Diego Union (Ca.), Sunday, April 13, 1913, Page 5
BENNETT – In this city, April 11, 1913 Byron C. Bennett, brother of Charles Bennett of Chicago; a native of Pennsylvania, aged 64 years, 2 months, 9 days.
Funeral services will be announced later by Hambley & Smith, 1570 Fourth street, corner Cedar.

San Diego Union (Ca.), Sunday, April 13, 1913, Page 6
2 Deaths Caused By Heart Disease
Coroner Reports Inquests Over Mrs. Lenora Beale and Byron C. Bennett
Two inquests were held yesterday by Coroner W. S. Bell. Mrs. Lenora Beale, a housekeeper at 1567 State street, was found to have died from valvular disease of the heart. Members of the household heard her crying for help at 3 a. m. yesterday and were at her bedside when death came.
Byron C. Bennett, a civil war veteran, also was found to have died from valvular disease of the heart. His body was found in a room at the Commercial hotel Friday.

Name: Byron C Bennett
Birth Year: abt 1849
Keyed Birth Location: Pennsylvania
Birth State: Pennsylvania
Admitted Year: 1897
Age at Admission: 48
State: California
County: Los Angeles
City: Sawtelle
Branch: Pacific Branch

Name: Byron C Bennett
Age at Enlistment: 17
Enlistment Date: 8 Dec 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Minnesota
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Minnesota Brackett's Cavalry Battalion on 12 Aug 1864.
Mustered out on 29 Apr 1866.
Birth Date: abt 1847
Sources: Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-65
Minnesota Adjutant General's Report of 1866

Name: Byron C. Bennett
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Minnesota
Regiment Name: Brackett's Batt'n. Minn. Cav.
Regiment Name Expanded: Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry
Company: A
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M546 roll 1


Gravesite Details Unmarked

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  • Created by: Military History Research
  • Added: 4 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50640207
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Byron C Bennett (2 Feb 1849–11 Apr 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50640207, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Military History Research (contributor 46834479) .