Benjamin Franklin Price(1842 - 1915)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 30th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as a 19 year old student in Company K, 30th Virginia Infantry on 20 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action in the leg on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Corporal to date from 14 October 1862, and returned from furlough on 8 February 1863. He was with his Company at least through September 1864.
After the War:
He lived in Hampstead, VA and was a teacher and merchant. He married twice (Sarah Ann Billingsley and Lilly Lewis Jones) and had 15 children,
References, Sources, and other notes:
His photograph and wound information from a display in the Visitor's Center, Antietam National Battlefield. Further details from his service data and gravesite on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 05/06/1842 Place of Birth: Stafford County, VA |
Death Date: 08/23/1915 Death Place: King George County, VA Burial Place: Hanover Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgehill, VA
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