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Samuel Nicholl Benjamin
[[Image:130px|center|200px|border]]Samuel Nicholl Benjamin
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Born: January 3, 1839(1839-01-03)
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Died: May 15, 1886 (aged 47)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
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Battles: American Civil War
Awards: Medal of Honor
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Samuel Nicholl Benjamin (January 3, 1839 – May 15, 1886) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor. A class of 1861 West Point graduate, he received his Medal of Honor on June 11, 1877.[1] He is buried in the cemetery of Saint Phillip's church in Garrison, New York.[2]

Medal of Honor citation[]

Particularly distinguished services as an artillery officer."[3]

See also[]

  • List of Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients


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