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Huddle, Benjamin, 1840-1916


Biographical Note

Benjamin Huddle was born September 22, 1840. He enlisted on July 23, 1861 in Wythe County as a Confederate soldier in Company B of the 29th Virginia Infantry. He was first wounded in action at Middle Creek , KY, on January 10, 1862 where he was shot in both thighs. He returned and reenlisted in 1862, although he was wounded in action again at Five Forks on March 31, 1865 where he was shot in the arm. He was brought to a hospital in Farmville, Virginia where his arm was amputated. He was paroled in April 1865. Huddle died November 29, 1916.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Benjamin Huddle Diary

Identifier: Ms-1985-015

The Benjamin Huddle Diary collection consists of a photocopy and transcript of the diary, which describes his experience in the war. The transcript was produced by Randal Huddle of Rural Retreat, VA.

Dates: 1861 - 1865