Benjamin Crawford Brantly(1844 - 1936)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 1, 1863; Spotsylvania, Virginia May 12, 1864. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Wounded and captured at Winchester, Virginia September 19, 1864. Left arm amputated at U. S. A. General Hospital at Point Lookout, Maryland in 1864. Exchanged at Point Lookout, Maryland February 10, 1865.
After the War:
Died at Moreland, Georgia, age 93.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
|Birth Date: 07/31/1844 Place of Birth: Meriwether, GA |
Death Date: 02/17/1936 Death Place: Moreland, GA Burial Place: Luthersville, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/13th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 7222]
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