Private Benjamin F. Lambert was born ca. 1841 in Florida. His family had relocated from Virginia between 1839 and 1841.
In 1860, he was living at the residence of his mother Lucy near Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, along with an older sister and two older brothers (James L. and Thomas), both of whom served in the same company.
Madame Lambert was a woman of no small means, owning real estate valued at $3,000 and a personal worth of $10,000. Benjamin’s profession was given as laborer.
Benjamin enlisted in Captain Davidson’s Company on March 12th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida; he stated his age as “20”. He was present with the company from the date of his enlistment until November 24th, 1862 when he died at Cumberland Gap, Kentucky.
His place on interment is unknown.