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Biographies of Civil War Soldiers

Benjamin
Rochelle

MILITARY-1864-Sept.1st-CSA-Private,Co.A.,38 Regiment N.C.State Troops
Enlisted-Sept.1,1864-at Camp Holmes, by Major MALLETT. Present Nov.14,1864.

1865-April 13, prisoner of war, at Point Lookout, MD. Date of arrival at City
Point Va.-captured at Appomatox-April 3,1865. Released June 17,1865-Place of residence-Duplin Co.,N.C.,

Complexion: Dark, Hair: Dark, Eyes: Brown, Height: 6FT.1/4 inches tall.

SOURCE-C.S.A.-Payroll Papers-National Archives-Washington, D.C.

FAMILY LEGEND-According to the Charles Perkins DUBOSE Manuscript-Benjamin ROCHELLE
was said to have made a daring escape from Point Lookout Prison, so daring that the Yankees would
never admit to it.

SOURCE-"Hortons on Lynches River and Red Oak Woods Plantation" by Lon D. Outen

BURIAL-Record of Burial-Maplewood Cem. Records-LCC, Kinston, N.C.- no.11496
Benjamin ROCHELLE-removal burial-August 3,1954 to Maplewood Cem.- Kinston, N.C.

Daughters of the Confederacy donated the stone.

SOURCE-Death and Burial Records of Maplewood Cemetery., Kinston, Lenoir Co.,N.C.- Lenoir Community College.

 

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