Cargill, Benjamin D.
Age: 20, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: substitute - enl 7/22/63, m/i 7/22/63, PVT, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, mwia, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, d/wds 8/12/64
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Birth: abt 1843, Piermont, NH
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Mother 10/22/1868
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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CASE. - Private Benjamin D. Cargill, 2d Vermont Volunteers, aged 19 years, received, at the battle of Spottsylvania? Court House, Virginia, May 8th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the anterior portion of the scalp. He was admitted to the hospital of the Second Division, Sixth Corps, and, on May 26th, sent to the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C. Furloughed on May 24th, he was readmitted on June 23d, and died on August 8th, 1864, of acute bronchitis.
Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 86.