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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Elias R. Bennett

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered in to Company I, 8th Florida Infantry on 14 May 1862 at Camp Hunt, FL. He was promoted 2nd Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1. Details from Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (via the Historical Data Systems database). His name is on the new (October 2017) Clay County Veteran's Monument in Green Cove Springs, FL.

Birth

1842

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 201 - 204  [AotW citation 15524]