Susan Sharps Notes

Ben died 29 July 1864 as a result of injuries sustained during his service in the Civil War. He was 23 years, 9 months, and 2 days old. He has two tombstones in the old Prattsville Cemetery in Vinton County, Ohio. One stone has a flag with 16 stars carved at the top. It says "Benjamin, son of T & M Sharp, died July 29, 1864, aged 23 years, 9 months, and 2 days. Member of Co. H." The other stone is one placed by the government. It says " Benjamin Sharp, Co. H, 36th Ohio Inf."