Sydenham Benoni Alexander


Sydenham Benoni Alexander Famous memorial

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Death 14 Jun 1921 (aged 80)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8064466 View Source

US Congressman. He enlisted in the Confederate Army upon the outbreak of the Civil War, rising to Captain and commander of Company K, 42nd North Carolina Infantry regiment. Late in the war he was detailed to serve as Inspector General on the staff of Confederate Major General Robert F. Hoke. Following the war, he served as a member of the North Carolina state senate before being elected to represent North Carolina's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving in that office from 1891 until 1895.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 6 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8064466
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sydenham Benoni Alexander (8 Dec 1840–14 Jun 1921), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8064466, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .