Greer, Benjamin

Photo:  Photos of Ben Greer and family; elderly Greer early 1920s.benjamin greer familybenjamin greerCSAflagAge at Enlistment: 20

Length of Service: 1864-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    6th NC Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. B on 1 May 1864 at Kinston, NC; , brothers also served in 6th NC Cavalry; also called 65th NC State Troops; brought his own horse to the cavalry.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Greer Family Cemetery, Ashe, NC

Soldier Info: Born in Johnson City, TN in 1844; Died at Ashe Co., NC in 1928

Relationship to Author:  5th Great Uncle