Name: DAUGHTRY, BENAJAH A. (listed on muster roll as Benjamin A. Daughtry, also as B. A. Doutrery)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 3 March 1862 at Westville, Dale County
Service History: Absent sick: Winchester, Va 1862/05/25; Cross Keys, Va 1862/06/08; Harpers Ferry, Va 1862/09/13; Sharpsburg, 1862/09/17; Wilderness, Va 1864/05/08; Spotsylvania, Va 1864/05/08&12; Cold Harbor, Va 1864/06/03; Chester Station,1864/06/17. Present: Cold Harbor,1862/06/27; Malvern Hill, 1862/07/02; Cedar Mt, 1862/08/09; Hazel River, 1862/08/23; Manassas Junction, 1862/08/27-30; Chantilly, 1862/09/01; Shepards Town, Va 1862/09/18; Fredericksburg, Va 1862/12/13; Suffolk, Va 1863/05/03; Gettysburg, 1863/07/02-03; Battle Mount, Va 1863/07/24; Chickamauga, Ga 1863/09/19-20; Deep Bottom, 1864/08/14; Fussell Mill, 1864/08/16; Fort Gilmer, 1864/09/29; Ft Harrison, 1864/09/30; Darbytown, 1864/10/07 DarbytownRoad, 1864/10/13; Williamsburg Road,1864/10/27 Severely Wounded: Raccoon Mt, Tenn 1863/10/27. Absent Wounded: Lookout Valley, Tenn 1863/10/28. Absent on Furlough: Camel Station, 1863/11/16; Knoxville, Tenn 1863/11/20&29; Dandridge, Tenn 1864/01/16.
Date of Birth: abt 1841 Place of Birth: Alabama
Date of Death: Place of Death: Virginia
Buried: Virginia
Father: Joshua Daughtry, b 1789 in Sampson County, North Carolina, d abt 1855 in Coffee County, Alabama; son of Abraham Daughtry and Priscilla //)
Mother: Barbara Baker
Spouse(s): 
Children: 
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Newton, Dale County, Alabama; Coffee County, Alabama
Other: Brother of James H. Daughtry; brother Major Holland "Fox" Daughtry also served (Lt., Co C, 4th Alabama Infantry Regt.)
" ... was severely wounded at Frazier's Farm, Virginia, 1862, but recovered from his wounds, and appears to have fought well up to the 1st of January, 1865, when the muster roll gives no further account of him. We learn from private sources that he died in Virginia. Whether from sickness or wounds, is not known." (Oates, The War Between the Union and the Confederacy, Appendix A)
Photographs:

Major H. Daughtry, brother of Benajah Daughtry
Woodham Family Cemetery, Dale County

Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net