Private Franz Benda, Company F


Franz Benda was from Manitowoc. He was wounded at Gettysburg with a miniball to the left hip with a compound fracture of the pelvis and femur, and was treated in XI Corps hospital where the ball was extracted. Franz was transferred to Letterman Hospital at Gettysburg, Pa., on August 6. However, he died there on August 20, 1863 and buried in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Wisconsin Plot, grave C-19.