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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Benjamin Stiles

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years. Enlisted May 12, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company C, same date, to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal September 1, 1861 and Sergeant June 20, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability December 4, 1862, at Falmouth, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1; also listed as Benj. Stiles, Jr.

Birth

c. 1840

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 760 - 770  [AotW citation 12755]