BENSON, John L.

IL 132nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 31. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for 100 days on 21 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry. Private. Discharged from the service with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p23)

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