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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin F. Hammett

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted on 5 October 1861 at Henderson and mustered as Private, Company G, 35th North Carolina Infantry on 5 November near Raleigh.

On the Campaign

He was seriously wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and later placed on the Roll of Honor.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA by 25 October. He was shown as absent on wounded furlough on the Company rolls of late 1864 and early 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Roster,1 which says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg, and his Compiled Service Record, online via fold3.


c. 1840; Henderson, NC


1   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 26108]