Benjamin Franklin Semans

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

Born 13 September 1839

Died 26 April 1924

Buried Woodlawn / Maxville Cemetery, Randolph County Indiana


Private Semans was wounded in the shoulder at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. He was again wounded at the Battle of Cold Harbor on May 12th,1864. He would muster out of the service holding the rank of Sergeant.


He filed for a pension in April of 1868.