STEVENSON, Benjamin

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 14 Jul 1838 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran, 1 Jan 1864, at Blanes Cross Roads. Re-mustered 25 Jan 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Died 6 May 1898 in Millington, Tennessee. Buried 11 May 1898 in Millington-Newark Cemetery, Kendall County. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72, 73) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)

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