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Federal (USV)


Benjamin H. Dawley

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. From Newport, he enlisted on 11 September 1861 in Company G, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was home on leave to November 1862. He was discharged 20 November 1862 at Ft. McHenry, MD.


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 258 - 268  [AotW citation 14036]