Jenks, Benjamin Harvey
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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Birth: 1819, Canada
Burial: Died at Sea, ,
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 112978749
Cenotaph: North Troy Cemetery, Troy, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Susan M., 10/9/1866
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)
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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Buried at Sea
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Cenotaph at North Troy Cemetery, North Troy, VT
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Benjamin F. Jenks, Co. F, 11th VT, died on the way north.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Dec. 30, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.