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B.F. Price

B.F. Price

Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Franklin Price

(1842 - 1915)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a 19 year old student in Company K, 30th Virginia Infantry on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action in the leg on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & 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.


05/06/1842; Stafford County, VA


08/23/1915 King George County, VA; burial in Hanover Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgehill, VA