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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas J. Benton

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Perquimans County, he enlisted and mustered at Hertford as Private, Company F, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 16 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.

References & notes

He's listed by Wilson1, who has him as J. Benton, killed outright. His service information from the Roster 2 and his Compiled Service Records via fold3.


Date not known; Perquimans County, NC


09/18/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9916]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 26072]