|Born: 3 Oct 1838, Georgia
||Died: 10 Mar 1906, Milton
||Spouse: Mary Catherine Harris
Sharon Baptist Cemetery, Forsyth County, Georgia
|Unit: Co. H, 16th Georgia
Co. E, 3rd Georgia Sharpshooters (2nd Sgt.)
|Joined: 11 Aug 1861, Gwinnett
|Father: Willis Benson
||Mother: Mahulda Kile
from the 16th Georgia Infantry to the 3rd Georgia Sharpshooters in
Captured Front Royal, Virginia, 16 Aug 1864.
POW in Washington, DC, 21 Aug 1864.
POW in Elmira, New York 29 Aug 1864 until the end of the war.
Paroled 14 Mar 1865, sent to James River for Exchange.
|1850 Census: Forsyth County,
Georgia, page 178B
|1860 Census: Gwinnett County, Georgia, page 645|
|1870 Census: Gwinnett County, Georgia, page 107B|
|1880 Census: Gwinnett County, Georgia, page 395|
|1900 Census: Big Creek District, Forsyth County, Georgia, page 10B|