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 Benjamin Franklin Rittenhouse

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Benjamin Franklin Rittenhouse

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served as 2nd Lieutenant in Battery D, 5th United States Regular Artillery, and assumed its command at Gettysburg upon the death of Lt. Charles Hazlett during the action on Little Round Top on July 2, 1863. Retired with the rank of Captain in 1874.

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MAJOR U.S.A.
"THE SOULS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ARE IN THE HAND OF GOD."-(front)
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RITTENHOUSE-(back)


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  • Added: 14 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5845755
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Rittenhouse (15 Dec 1839–6 Mar 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5845755, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .