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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin L. King

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 9th Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted on 25 May 1861 in Company C, 9th Virginia Cavalry. He was illiterate. He deserted his unit on 27 May 1862, but returned 13 August.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 15 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held a t Ft. Delaware and exchanged on 10 November 1862. He deserted again on 25 January 1863, with no further military record.

References & notes

Basic information from Krick1.


1   Krick, Robert K., 9th Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg (Va): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1982, Roster  [AotW citation 15007]