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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin Crawford Brantly

(1844 - 1936)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Ranger951.

Birth

07/31/1844; Meriwether, GA

Death

02/17/1936 Moreland, GA; burial in Luthersville, GA

Notes

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]