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Granville, Benjamin

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GRANVILLE, BENJAMIN - Was issued Bounty Certificate No. 3203 (issued in the name of Benjamin Greenville) for 320 acres of land May 5, 1838 for having served in the army from March 1 to June 1, 1836. He was a member of Captain Gibson Kuykendall’s company and on June 30, 1838 he was issued Donation Certificate No. 400 for 640 acres of land for having been detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836.

Written by Louis W. Kemp, between 1930 and 1952. Please note that typographical and factual errors have not been corrected from the original sketches. The biographies have been scanned from the original typescripts, a process that sometimes allows for mistakes in the new text. Researchers should verify the accuracy of the texts' contents through other sources before quoting in publications. Additional information on the veteran may be available in the Herzstein Library.


Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Gibson Kuykendall

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Greenville
  • Bounty Certificate: 3203
  • Donation Certificate: 400

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