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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Franklin Camp

(1838 - 1887)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
An overseer on his father's farm in 1860, he enlisted as Private in Company F, 16th Georgia Infantry on 19 July 1861 with his older brother James. Elected Jr. Second Lieutenant 1 September 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The remainder of the War:
Furloughed for 60 days from September 30, 1862. Roll dated January 31, 1865, last on file, shows him absent with leave. No later record.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further information from the 1860 US Census for Walton County, GA. Life dates from his burial listing in the USGenWeb Archives from Mark L. Buckley.

Birth Date: 1/20/1838    Place of Birth: Walton County, GA    
Death Date: 9/1/1887    Burial Place: Hopewell Cemetery, Hanceville, Cullman County, AL


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12215]

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