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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin Franklin Shrader

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 25th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old laborer from Huntersville, VA (now WV), he enlisted as Private, Company D, 9th Virginia Infantry Battalion on 1 April 1862. He transferred to Company I, 25th Virginia Infantry on 1 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds and disease in a hospital in Staunton, VA on 18 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Richard L. Armstrong's 25th Virginia Infantry and 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry (1990). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

10/11/1843; Pocahontas County, VA

Death

10/18/1862 Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA