Levi Bennett


BirthMarch 15, 1843
DeathOct. 29, 1932
CemeteryButte (Butte)
PostHooten (Butte)
Unit26th New York Cavalry, Company K

Private Levi Bennett

Company K, 26th New York Cavalry

Bennett was born in Wisconsin on March 15, 1843. The 22-year old enlisted in the regiment at Buffalo, New York on February 14, 1865. He was mustered in the unit on February 24, 1865. Bennett served about 4 months before being mustered out on June 29, 1865.

The 26th New York Cavalry was organized for one year’s service on the northern frontier of New York. Company K was mustered at Buffalo, New York on February 24, 1865 and was mustered out on June 29, 1865 at Fort Porter, New York.

Bennett died on October 29, 1932 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Butte Cemetery in Butte (Boyd County), Nebraska. At the time of his death, he was the last member of the Hooten Post (#338) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Butte.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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