War Record for Benton Deloni, December 9, 1865

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

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 100,481, 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 was enrolled on the Twenty ninth (29”) day of May, 1863, at Corinth Miss in Co. “A”, Eleventh (11”) Regiment of U.S. Colored Volunteers, to serve Three (3) years, or during the war, and mustered into service as a Private on the Twenty (20”) day of June 1863, at Corinth Miss., in Co “A”, Eleventh (11”) Regiment of U.S. Colored Volunteers, to serve Three years, or during the war. On the Muster Roll of Co. “A” of that Regiment, for the months of March and April 1864, he is reported “Missing after battle at Fort Pillow from April 12” 1864” On Final Statement:— “Supposed to have been killed at the battle of Fort Pillow April 12” 1864"

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

T. W. Taggard
Assistant Adjutant General.
(2)

The Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.

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