1832 (Unknown location) – May 6, 1865 (New Haven, CT); 32 years old
Mustered in April 19, 1861 and honorably discharged July 31, 1861
Enlisted August 24, 1861
Reenlisted December 22, 1863
Unit: 7th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company D
Also served in the 1st Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E in 1861

Born to George (1807-1888) and Sarah J. Beardsley Benedict (1810-1847) Siblings were Homer H. (1830-1865), Georgiana M. (1830-1867), Cornelia M. Benedict Russell (1839-1916) and half-brother George W. (1852-1907).

Died at Knight General Hospital, New Haven, CT as a result of wounds received on May 10, 1864 at Chester Station, Virginia in The Battle of the Wilderness.

Buried at Pine Island Cemetery, Crescent Street, Norwalk, CT


Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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