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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin S. Davenport

(? - 1864)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, First North Carolina Infantry on 28 January 1862 in Tyrrell County.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, promoted to Corporal, and captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD, then possibly transferred to Elmira, NY. He died at Point Lookout on 19 February 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


02/19/1864; Point Lookout, MD; burial in Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Scotland, MD


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 26289]