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R.W. Benton

R.W. Benton

Federal (USV)


Raphael Ward Benton

(1821 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

A farmer from Guilford, he was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds 26 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Page1. The photograph here from one in the Guilford Free Library kindly provided by John Banks.


1821; Guilford, CT


09/26/1862 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]