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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin L. Papizan

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A worker on his father's farm at Fayette Court House, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 26th Alabama Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 with no further military record, and was presumed killed there.

References & notes

His service from Fincham's roster1, sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000). Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860.

His grandfather Augustus Frank Papicin was born in France.


c. 1840; Fayette County, AL


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_i.htm  [AotW citation 25552]