War Record Request for Benjamin De Long, April 11, 1866

(No. 16.)

Department of the Interior,


You are respectfully requested to furnish official evidence of the enrollment, muster, service, duty, and cause of death of Benjamin De Long, who was a Private in Co. A”, 11th Regiment of U.S. Colored Vols., reported died April 12th, 1864, at Fort Pillow Tenn,

If the above name is not found on the Rolls of said Company, but a similar name is found, this fact should be stated, and whether you have good reason for believing him to be the soldier inquired for.

Please attach this Circular to your report, and return the same to this Office.

No. 120.223

Respectfully, yours,

Joseph K. Barrett


The Adjutant General, U. S. A.,
Washington, D. C.

Not found
[illegible] v B&B

alias “Deloni”
Querie “Benton Delone”?

[Note on outside of document]

Adjt Gen’s Office,
Washington DC
April 25/ ‘66

Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions.

The name of “Benjamin De Long,” or DeLong, is not borne on the rolls of Co. “A.” 11th regt of US Cold Troops on file in this office.

T. W. Taggard
Asst Adjt Gen. Vols.