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Arnold, Benjamin F.


Age: 23, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 12/23/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. G, 8th VT INF, pow, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, Salisbury, d/prison 12/30/64 (buried in unmarked grave)

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Birth: abt 1839, Braintree, MA
Death: 12/30/1864

Burial: Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; probably In trenches
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father Benjamin, 4/19/1880, not approved
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: Cemetery photograph shows trenches behind the monument where this soldier is probably buried.


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Salisbury National Cemetery, NC

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In Montpelier, Dec 11th, 1864, Solomon Dodge, aged 39 years.

Vermont Watchman and State Journal

March 31, 1865

Vermont Soldiers who died at Salisbury, N. C., in January and February, 1865:

Benjamin (F) Arnold, G, 8th regiment, reported absent without leave Aug. 31, '64.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, December 16, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.