Battery Benson

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Battery Benson was named in honor of Captain Henry Benson, 2nd U.S. Artillery, who died August 11, 1862, of wounds suffered at the second battle at Malvern Hill, Virginia, on July 1, 1862.


  • Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts, (New York: Macmillan, 1988).
    pp. 377 View source information