Benjamin Duke

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 1841

Died  23 May 1920

Buried Williamsburg Cemetery, Wayne County Indiana

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Private Duke was captured at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863 but soon returned to the regiment. He was again captured on May 5th, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness. He spent time at the Andersonville prison in Georgia and the Florence Prison in South Carolina until he was released in 1865.

 

He filed for a pension in 1883.

 

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