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Benway, Eli Willard


Age: 35, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/20/63; enl 7/23/64, m/i 7/23/64, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1827, Vermont
Death: 10/16/1897

Burial: City Cemetery, Westphalia, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: dg teter/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 74053281


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1863
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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


2nd Great Grandfather of Valerie Benway Yodhes, Ann Arbor, MI

3rd Great Grandfather of Michael Ratliff Lutz, Redwood City, CA

Grandfather of Bert R. Johnson, Dalton, NH & Kingman, AZ

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City Cemetery, Westphalia, KS

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