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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, , 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)


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's 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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Photo

Obituary

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

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Dec. 30, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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