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Boulder, Colorado, USA
established 2001
Columbia Cemetery Civil War Headstone Conservation
New American Civil War Headstones
Benjamin Faust
Private Benjamin Faust, Company F, 100th NY Infantry; died 28Apr1910, 63.7 years of age.
New US Department of Veterans' Affairs 'American Civil War' marker.
Set on 10 x 13 x 2 inch dimensioned stone footing, leveled, and plumbed.
[ Dimension sandstone provided by Tribble Stone, Boulder, CO 80302. ]

Alternative given names 'Callous' :Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331

Benjamin Faust enlisted as a Private in Company F , 100th NY Infantry, on 13Oct1864 at 28 years of age at Kingston, NY. He served more than 10 months in Company F , 100th NY Infantry; 13Oct1864 to 28Aug1865.

He was Mustered Out on 28Aug1865 at Richmond, VA.

While Benjamin Faust was in service, the 100th NY Infantry regiment was engaged in the following battles which had a direct impact on the course of the war and / or a decisive influence on a campaign
  • assault on Fort Gregg and fall of Petersburg, Va., 02 April 1865
  • Appomattox Station, Va., 08 April 1865

    The 100th NY Infantry regiment was present at the surrender of Lee and his army on 09April1865 at Appomattox Court House, Va.

  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries
  • NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories

    Additionally information regarding Benjamin Faust can be found in his Boulder Genealogical Society biography hosted on the City of Boulder [Colorado, USofA], Parks & Recreation, Columbia Cemetery website.

    It is worth noting, Benjamin Faust
  • was born in Switzerland in 1837
  • was a resident of USofA from 1845
  • fought in the American Civil War from 13OCT1864 to 28AUG1865
       -  duty in trenches before Richmond till March 1865
       -  Appomattox Campaign 28 Mar - 09 Apr 1865
       -  would have witnessed Lee's surrender
  • resident Colorado from 1869
  • resident Boulder from 1873
  • was a county charge for many years / registered for County Aid 01 June 1905
  • died 1910 / Poor Farm, Boulder, Colo / blind
    Dead for 93 years; from 22Nov2003, Benjamin Faust has a headstone for the first time to mark his existence.

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