Michigan in the Civil War

Browse by Name: Safford, Benjamin D.

Safford, Benjamin D., 1837-1920.

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Safford was a resident of Detroit, Mich., who served as an officer in the 17th Michigan Infantry. The collection contains a reminiscence, written about 1887, describing his military service, particularly his capture by Confederate forces and his escape.

This collection is available on microfilm for interlibrary loan.