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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin Franklin Broooks

(1838 - 1904)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 6th Georgia Infantry on 24 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was present with his Company on 30 April 1864 with no later military record.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His wounding at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

05/06/1838

Death

08/24/1904 Chattahoochee County, GA; burial in Riverdale Cemetery, Columbus, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 802  [AotW citation 21166]