Friday, May 15, 2015

Benjamin F. Chesley.

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Benjamin F. Chesley.

Birth: 1836.
Death: Sept. 19, 1908.

Burial: Leavenworth  National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas.

I don't know much about Mr. Chesley, I do know he was living in Lawrence, Kansas, for a while working as a Laborer.

I found him later on in he Leavenworth Soldiers Home, He had been jn the 12th., New Hampshire Infantry and the New Hampshire Heavy Artillery. He was receiving a  pension of $12.  He was 64 years at the time he was admitted, I couldn't find the date.The records also stated that he was 5-10, Sandy complexion, Grey Hair and Grey Eye, and his disability was Lumbago, he was discharged October 12, 1900.

New Hampshire State Records.

Benjamin F. Chesley, New Hampshire 12th., Infantry, Co. B.; born Barnstead; age 26; Residence Barnstead; Enlisted August 11, 1862; Mustered in August 30, 1862, as a Private; Discharged for disability, June 16, 1863, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, P. O. Barnstead.

Benjamin F. Chesley, New Hampshire Firat Artillery, Co. D.; born Barnstead; Age 28; cred. to Gilmanton; Enlisted August 29, 1864, for one year; Mustered in September 4, 1864, as a PRivate; Mustered out June 15, 1865, P. O. Barnstead.

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