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Capt Benjamin Axtell

Michigan, USA
Death 15 Jul 1864 (aged 25-26)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 87301155 · View Source
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Residence: Kalamazoo,MI

Enlistment Age-24

Enlisted: Sep 2,1862, Michigan

Mustered in Sep 2,1862, Michigan. 1st Lt.

Commissioned into Co "L" 5th MI Cavalry

Died of disease while POW at Libby Prison,Richmond,VA.

POW, May 11,1864 at Yellow Tavern,VA.

Wounded, May 11,1864 at Yellow Tavern,VA.

Tranfers: From Co "L" to Co "A"

Promotions: Capt,Feb 5,1864, Co "A"

Gravesite Details Michigan Volunteers 1861-1865. Personal Research





  • Created by: Ted Myers
  • Added: 24 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87301155
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Benjamin Axtell (1838–15 Jul 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87301155, citing Richmond National Cemetery, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ted Myers (contributor 46904394) .