Benjamin was born in Coeymans in 1844, a son of Powell Marshall and Marie Willsey. His mother died in 1856. His father then married Jane Ann Terbush, the widow of Henry Robertson, and moved his family to Westerlo before 1860.
Marriage & Children
|Date of Birth:||1845|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||4 Feb 1863|
|Enlistment Place:||New York City, New York |
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||168th Infantry |
|Deserted on:||11 Feb 1863|
|Deserted at:||Park Barracks, New York, NY|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 29."P.O, Add. South Westerlo, Albany Co. N.Y."|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Additional Research Notes
Formal name: Complete Record Relating to Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen Composing the Quotas of Troops Furnished to the United States..in the War of the Rebellion The registers provide military service data and personal biographical information regarding the men furnished by each town or city during the Civil War.
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases