Dr Charles Horace Benton

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Dr Charles Horace Benton

  • Birth 1838 Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 8 Feb 1897 Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Section G, Lot 174, Grave 2
  • Memorial ID 58949756

Father: William Horace Benton
Mother: Elizabeth Louisa Spencer
09/05/1850 - Lived with parents, Montgomery Co., KY (in indexed in the 1850 U.S. Census as Charles H. Benton)
1859 - M.D. degree, Kentucky School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
06/29/1860 - Practiced medicine, Eastern Division, Bourbon Co, KY (lived with father - indexed in the 1860 U.S. Census as Charles H. Benton)
02/03/1863 - Report for duty [S.O. 28/13]
02/11/1863 - Asst. Surgeon, Empire Hospital, Atlanta, GA
06/10/1863 - Appointed Asst. Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from 01/29/1863
10/30/1863 - Asst. Surgeon, 2nd KY Battalion Mounted Rifles
01/30/1864 - Confirmed as Asst. Surgeon from KY by the Confederate States Senate
06/13/1864 - As Asst. Surgeon, 2nd KY Battalion Mounted Rifles, captured by U.S. Army, Frankfort, KY
06/17/1864 - Prisoner of War
06/17/1864 - In an order to Col. T P. Jordon, 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry [U.S. Army], "Send Asst. Surg. C. H. Benton, C.S.A. to Capt. S. E. Jones, P.M. Genl. at Louisville [KY], By order of Brig Genl. [Stephen Gano] Burbridge
06/27/1864 - As a Prisoner of War, forwarded from Military Prison, Louisville, KY, to Johnson's Island, OH
06/30/1864 - As a Prisoner of War, received at Military Prison, Louisville, KY
08/02/1864 - As a Prisoner of War, forwarded from Louisville, KY, to Fort Delaware, DE
08/04/1864 - Received as a Prisoner of War at Fort Delaware, DE
08/07/1864 - As a Prisoner of War, transferred to City Point, VA, for exchange
08/20/1864 - Ordered to report to Medical Director Carrington, Richmond, VA, for assignment to duty [S.O. 197/34]
08/25/1864 - Stationed, Richmond, VA
08/25/1864 - Ordered to report to Senior Surgeon Fauntleroy, Staunton, VA, for assignment
08/25/1864 - "In Accordance with orders from the Secy of War, Asst. Surg. C.H. Benton will report without delay to Surgeon [Archibald McGill] Fauntleroy in chg Genl Hospital, Staunton [Virginia] for assignment to duty" (S.O. 187 Medicial Director [W. A.] Carrington)
08/29/1864 - Reported for duty, Gen. Hospital, Staunton, VA
10/00/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Staunton, VA
12/00/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Staunton, VA
12/31/1864 - Stationed, Staunton, VA
02/25/1865 - Relieved [S.O. 47/3]
03/09/1865 - Ordered to report to Medical Director Hines, Raleigh, NC
03/00/1865 - Asst. Surgeon, Church Hospitals, Raleigh, NC
03/09/1865 - Relieved from operations of S.O. 47/3 [S.O. 57/25]
?04/14/865 - Surrendered, Mt. Sterling, KY
04/28/1865 - Paroled, Greensboro, NY
02/27/1869 - Married, Bettie Blackburn (1842-1923), Georgetown, Scott Co., KY
07/25/1870 - Practiced medicine, Georgetown, Scott Co., KY (lived with wife, Bettie, and one month old girl - indexed as Charles Benton)
1874 - Practiced medicine, Centerville, Bourbon Co., KY
06/10/1880 - Practiced medicine, Dog Fennel Precinct, Fayette Co., KY (lived with wife, Bettie, and one daughter - indexed in the 1880 U.S. Census as "C.H. Beaton")
1893,1896 - Practiced medicine, Centerville, Bourbon Co., KY
02/08/1897 - Died, near Old Union, Bourbon County, KY

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
01/30/2016. Unpublished database.


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  • Originally Created by: Karen V.
  • Added: 20 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58949756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Charles Horace Benton (1838–8 Feb 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58949756, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by bioengineer (contributor 47026824) .