Corporal Ben True

Corporal Ben True was born on in Pennsylvania and died February 15, 1897 in Waterloo, IA.

Ben True entered the Infantry on August 15, 1861, in Janesville, IA, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Corporal before being discharged on September 24, 1864 in East Point, GA.

Ben True is buried at Oakland Cemetery in Janesville, Iowa and can be located at 42° 39.365' N 092° 27.426' W

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Registered by Frank Sturdevant, Waverly, Ia.–H.L. Pries

Enlisted at 37 years and promoted to Cpl on May 12, 1862. Then a Cpl. and was wounded in Arm on May 22, 1862 at Vicksburg. He was discharged at expiration of service.