B S Tolar

B S Tolar

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Private E-1
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Army

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Unit

Sixth Infantry (St-Y)

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State

Florida

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Company

Company A ("Davidson's Company", "Florida Guards")

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Service Start Date

15 May 1862

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Rank

Private E-1

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Service End Date

25 Apr 1863

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Confederate Army

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Company

Captain Rabon Scarborough's Company, Dixie Blue

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Rank

Private E-1

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Service Start Date

ca. 1861

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Service End Date

15 May 1861

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about B S Tolar

Biographical Sketch

    Private Benjamin S. Tolar was born ca. 1837 in Georgia.

    In 1860 he was living near Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, at his father William’s residence along with his mother and an older sister.

    In 1861, he enlisted in Captain Rabon Scarborough’s Florida State Militia Company, the “Dixie Blues”.

    He reenlisted on May 15th, 1862 at Rico’s Bluff, Liberty County, Florida in Captain Davidson’s Company. He was left sick at Gadsden County when the company left the state; he was carried as absent without leave beginning on August 10th, 1862.

    He had rejoined the company by November 12th, 1862 and was present with it until April 25th, 1863.  On that date, he was a patient in a hospital at Knoxville, Tennessee and succumbed to typhoid fever.

    He is interred at Bethel Confederate Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.

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