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Berry Greenwood Benson

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a 1st Sergeant (date unknown).
He was listed as:
* Confined Elmira, NY (date not stated) (Escaped)
* Confined Point Lookout, MD (date not stated)
* POW (date and place not stated)
He also had service in:
"H" Co. SC 1st Infantry
Other Information:
born 2/9/1843
died 1/1/1923 in North Augusta, GA
(Parents: Abraham Madison & Nancy (Harmon) Benson.
Married Jeanne Oliver in 1868)
After the War he lived in North Augusta, GA

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
- Confederate Veteran Magazine [Obit., Vol. 31, p. 104] [Also in January, 1919, he wrote,
“How I Lifted the Colonel’s Mare”]

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