BENSON, George

IL 34th Inf Unassigned Recruit. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Printer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for one year on 7 Mar 1865 at Chicago as a substitute for John L. Best. Mustered there the same day. Private. Never joined his regiment. Mustered out 23 Apr 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 123)

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