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 Benjamin Franklin Hardaway

Benjamin Franklin Hardaway

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Jul 1955 (aged 89)
Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 1044-1
Memorial ID 6870006 · View Source
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Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in United States Army during the War with Spain as a 1st Lieutenant in 17th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at El Caney, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. His citation reads " "Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire of the enemy." His Medal was awarded to him on June 21, 1899. He remained in the Army after the conflict,a nd rose to the rank of Colonel.

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  • Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
  • Added: 22 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6870006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Hardaway (17 Jul 1865–9 Jul 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6870006, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .