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Sgt Walter A. Bennett

Sgt Walter A. Bennett

Birth
Cayuga, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Death 10 Sep 1913 (aged 75)
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Plot Lot 44
Memorial ID 6284087 · View Source
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Obituary for Walter A. Bennett.

Source: Columbia Daily Times 15 Sept 1913.

The remains of the late Walter A. Bennett arrived from St. Louis at 1:40 p.m. this afternoon. A short funeral service was held at the Episcopal Church followed by interment in Columbia Cemetary. The deceased was an ex-confederate soldier and a mason. He lived in Columbia many years ago and married a Miss. Phillips of Boone County. He moved away from Columbia many years ago and has since made his home with his daughter Mrs. Edith Bennett Gardner in St. Louis. Mrs. Gardner accompanied the remains of her father to Columbia for burial.

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Civil War Info.

Walter was a member of Gen. John Bell Hood's Texas Brigade.

Enlistment Date: 11 July 1861 4th Texas Infantry, Co. F
Promoted to Sgt: 11 May 1862
Prisoner of War: 1864 to 1865
Paroled: 15 June 1865 Joliet, Illinois

Walter attended the 50th year reunion of Civil War Veterans at Gettysburg in July, 1913.

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Other Info.

Walter was a lawyer.



Inscription

Confederate, Company F, 4th Texas Infantry, C.S.A.


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  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 23 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6284087
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Walter A. Bennett (10 Jan 1838–10 Sep 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6284087, citing Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .