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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1898

Vol. IV
p650
3840

(Born Mas.)

Edmund N. Benchley

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Edmund Nathaniel Benchley: Born Mar. 3, 1876, Worcester, MA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1894 to April 26, 1898, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Second Lieut. of Infantry, 6th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

Served: With regiment at Tampa, Fla., May to June, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago, Cuba, June to July 1, 1898, when he was

Killed July 1, 1898, in the battle of San Juan, Cuba: Aged 22.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Benchley's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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