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Charles Edward Benedict

Born Born 8Nov1837 Warwick, Orange County, New York
Married Married 10Jan1860 Sarah Tunison Bertolph at Location
Died Died 2Nov1862 Warwick, Orange County, New York


  • Father:Benedict, William Lewis Rev1714
  • Mother:Burt, Phebe1818


  1. Benedict, Grace 22Oct1860-
  2. Benedict, Harrold 22Oct1862

_The Parents of _

Charles’s Early Years

This and That

Old Warwick Valley and the Ways of Its People. By Donald M. Barrell. Warwick Valley Dispatch, July 16, 1975:

No occasion was complete without Eliza and her attendant band of handsome, gay young kinsmen, among them her eldest brother, Charles Edward, (called “Prince or Lord Charlie” by his intimates)

Revolutionary War

Enrollment of Persons Liable to Military Duty Warwick, NY 1862. Transcribed from photocopy of the original in the collection of the Albert Wisner Public Library by F. Roecker. This was a census of persons who could possibly fill the call for troops during the Civil War, done by the Town Clerk, Ira S. Smith. 2004

  • No Name Age Occupation
  • 38 Benedict Joel 22 farmer
  • 39 Benedict Thomas M. 23 farmer
  • 46 Benedict Henry A. 44 farmer
  • 56 Benedict James D. 28 farmer
  • 77 Benedict Charles E. 23 volunteer in 124th Reg.
  • 78 Benedict Frank A. 20 volunteer in 124th Reg.
  • 79 Benedict Hubert W.V. 26 farmer
  • 80 Benedict James W. 32 Capt. Comp. D 124th Reg.
  • 95 Benedict James B. 19 farmer
  • 110 Benedict John V.D. 25 student at law
  • 111 Benedict Joel W. 20 student at Warwick Institute

Per Benedicts of America, Vol I, Pg 150:

  • Aug., 1862, enlisted in Co. D, 124th N. Y. Vols., and died in the service, Nov. 2, 1862.

American Civil War Soldiers Side served: Union; State served: New York; Enlistment date: 12 Aug 1862.. Name: Charles Benedict Enlistment Date: 12 Aug 1862 Enlistment Place: Goshen, New York Side Served: Union State Served: New York Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 12 August 1862 at the age of 24. Enlisted in Company D, 124th Infantry Regiment New York on 5 Sep 1862. Died of disease Company D, 124th Infantry Regiment New York on 2 Nov 1862 at Warwick, NY. Sources: 14

Final Years

Warwick Cemetery, Orange County, New York

Benedict, Charles Edward, b. 8 Nov 1837, d. 2 Nov 1862, s/o Rev William Lewis Benedict & Phoebe Burt, h/o Sarah Tunison Bertholf


Per Benedicts of America, Vol I, Pg 150:

Benedict, Charles E., b. Nov. 8, 1837; m. Jan. 10, 1860, Sarah T., dau. James Bertolph of Hampton. He was appointed principal of the Warwick Institute, March 1, 1858. In April, 1860, became editor of the Putnam County Courier. Aug., 1862, enlisted in Co. D, 124th N. Y. Vols., and died in the service, Nov. 2, 1862. Ch. 1) Grace, b. Oct. 22, 1860. 2) Harrold, b. Oct. 22, 1862.

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