Raphael Ward Benton(1821 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer from Guilford, he was in Company I.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds 26 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Page1. The photograph here from one in the Guilford Free Library kindly provided by John Banks.
|Place of Birth: Guilford, CT |
Death Date: 09/26/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD
1 Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 479 - 492 [AotW citation 9298]
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