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Jenks, Benjamin Harvey
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 42, credited to Arlington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 1/2/64, m/i 1/9/64, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 12/6/64, d/dis 12/9/64 U.S. Transport Northern Light, buried a sea (chronic diarrhoea)

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VITALS
Birth: 1819, Canada
Death: 12/09/1864

Burial: Died at Sea, ,
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 112978749

Cenotaph: North Troy Cemetery, Troy, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Buried at Sea

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CENOTAPH:

Tombstone

Tombstone

Cenotaph at North Troy Cemetery, North Troy, VT

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(Roll of Honor (No. XIV), Names of Soldiers Who, In Defence of the American Union,
Suffered Martyrdom in the Prison Pens Throughout the South.
(Washington, Government Printing Office, 1868)

Obituary

Benjamin F. Jenks, Co. F, 11th VT, died on the way north.

St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Dec. 30, 1864

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.