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CDV of Colonel Benjamin F Marsh of the 2nd Illinois Cavalry by Lyttle Baton Rouge La. Benjamin F. Marsh, JrResidence Warsaw IL; Enlisted on 5/24/1861 as a 2nd Lieutenant.On 5/24/1861 he was commissioned into "D" Co. IL 16th Infantry He Resigned on 8/8/1861On 8/24/1861 he was commissioned into "G" Co. IL 2nd Cavalry He was Mustered Out on 11/22/1865 at San Antonio, TXPromotions:* Capt 8/24/1861 (As of Co. G 2nd IL Cavalry)* Major 12/31/1862 * Lt Colonel 5/3/1864 * Colonel 8/29/1865 Intra Regimental Company Transfers:* 12/31/1862 from company G to Field & Staff Other Information:Member of GAR Post # 343 (Arthur W. Marsh) in Warsaw, ILdied 6/2/1905Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

CDV Colonel Benjamin F Marsh 2nd Illinois Cavalry

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