He was born in 1842/43 (4 (20 in 1863), 10 (6 in 1850), 11 (23 in 1870)). He was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (4, 10, 11).
In 1850, he was living in Marietta, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with Betsey Price (presumably his mother), and with others (perhaps siblings?) (10). He had attended school within the year (10).
When he enlisted, he was a labo[rer] (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (4).
He also served in company H of the 135th Pennsylvania Infantry (5, 6).
He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 17 July 1863 (1, 4). He was in company E of the 118th Pennsylvania (6). He was enlisted at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, by Captain Bolianas [?] (4).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4). He was a private, in company I (7).
In 1870, he was living in East Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with Elizabeth Price (presumably his mother), and with another person (11). He was a laborer (11).
He was buried in the village cemetery in Marietta, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (9). The government supplied a headstone; the contract was dated 29 November 1879 (9).
In 1880, his widow, Margaret Price, was living in Marietta, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (12). She was living with her children Caroline and Henry Price (12).
In 1890, his widow, Margaret Price, was living in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania (post office Lionville) (8). She had applied for a pension (8).
On 7 March 1891, his widow, Margaret Price, unsuccessfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 6).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Benjamin Price)
2 enlisted men's furloughs (Benj Price)
3 company I, register of men transferred (Benjamin Price)
4 company I, descriptive roll, #93 (Benjamin Price)
5 pension index, by name (Benjamin F Price)
6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Benjamin F Price)
7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Benjamin Price)
8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Uwchlan Township, enumeration district 101, page 1 (Margaret widow of Benjaman Price)
9 records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903 (Benjamin Price)
|Name||Betsey Price||Fianna Linn||Caroline Linn||Mary S Price||Peter Linn||Leonard Price||Benjamin Price||Jacob Linn|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Widow||Laborer||Laborer|
|Real estate owned||300|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Price Elizabeth||- Benjamin||Paulis George|
|Occupation||Keeping house||Laborer [?]||Laborer [?]|
|Real estate value||[illegible]|
|Personal estate value|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pennsylvania]||"||"|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||423|
|family visit #||430|
|name||Price, Margaret||- Caroline||- Henry|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year||Keeping House|
|school this year|