Name: WALDING, BENJAMIN VALENTINE (listed on muster roll as Benjamin V. Waldin)
Rank: Pvt.; Elected lieutenant and transferred to 33rd Alabama Infantry Regt.
Enlisted: 3 March 1862 at Westville, Dale County
Service History: Absent sick: Winchester, Virginia 1862/05/25; Cross Keys, Virginia 1862/06/08; Cold Harbor 1862/06/27; Malvern Hill 1862/07/02; Cedar Mountain, Virginia 1862/08/09; Hazel River 1862/08/23; Manassas Junction 1862/08/27; Manassas Plains 1862/08/28-30; Chantilly 1862/09/01. Present: Harpers Ferry 1862/09/13. Severely wounded: Sharpsburg 1862/09/17. Absent wounded: Shepardstown 1862/09/19; Fredericksburg 1862/12/13. Absent furlough: Suffolk, Virginia 1863/05/03; Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 1863/07/02; Transferred to 33rd Alabama, March 10, 1863.
Date of Birth: 14 February 1840 Place of Birth: Alabama
Date of Death: 23 October 1904 Place of Death: Dale County, Alabama
Buried: Newton City Cemetery, Newton, Dale County, Alabama
Father: Benjamin Franklin Walding (b abt 1802 in Johnston County, North Carolina, d bef 1860 in Dale County, Alabama)
Mother: Elizabeth Tindale (b abt 1803 in Georgia)
Spouse(s): Ann Crawford McLennan (b 18 January 1844 in Lumber City, Georgia, d 21 November 1903 in Dale County, Alabama; daughter of Alexander Chisholm McLennan and Eliza Elimina Creech)
Children: Lenora (Wright), Lulu, Blanche, Robert Dale, Emma (Smith), Rosalie (Brown)
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Sylvan Grove and Newton, Dale County, Alabama

Newton City Cemetery

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