Benjamin F. Gilmer(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds, in Burkittsville, MD hospital, 4 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
Death Date: 10/04/1862 Death Place: Burkittsville, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
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 12233]
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