War Record for Benton Deloni, November 5, 1866

Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, D. C.


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 120.223, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.

It appears from the Rolls on file in this Office, that Benton Deloni enrolled on the 29th day of May, 1863, at Corinth, Miss. in Co. “A”, 11th Regiment of U.S.C.T. Volunteers, to serve three years, or during the war. On the Muster Roll of Co. “A” of that Regiment, for the months of March & April 1864, he is reported “Missing after battle of Fort Pillow April 12th, 1864.” He is reported the same on muster out roll of the Co. He is reported on Final Statement “Supposed to have been killed at the battle of Ft. Pillow Apl 12/64.”

I am, Sir, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,

T. W. Taggard
Assistant Adjutant General. Vols.

The Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D. C.

Name of applicant, ___________
Address, ___________________

[written in the left margin] The name of Benton De Long is not borne on the records of Co. “a” 11th U.S.C.T. on file in this office. Believed to be the man inquired for.

[written in the right margin] Information furnished in this case Dec. 9. 1865
See: claim No. 100.481