Benjamin Stiles(c. 1840 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enlisted May 12, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company C, same date, to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal September 1, 1861 and Sergeant June 20, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability December 4, 1862, at Falmouth, VA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1; also listed as Benj. Stiles, Jr.
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 760 - 770 [AotW citation 12755]
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