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Cargill, Benjamin D.

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Piermont, NH
Death: 08/12/1864

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 13/07152
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Mother 10/22/1868
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Medical Record

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.

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