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Details for Roster ID 979

Name:Richard B. Benbury
Affiliation:Class of 1865
Biography & Genealogy:Richard B. Benbury, Jr. Class of 1865 Genealogy: Born ca. 1844 in Gatesville, NC Father- Richard B. Benbury; Mother- Mary E. Lee, daughter of Col. James Lee No information on other grandparents Never married, no children VMI Record: Entered VMI- Feb. 10, 1862; Dropped from rolls July 8, 1862 after failing to return from furlough Civil War Record: Unofficial source says he was a private in a North Carolina Regiment, but no official record is found Died- Sept. 1863 from a disease contracted at camp.
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