Saturday, April 18, 2009
Benjamin W. Boteler, Confederate Veteran
Pictured here is Benjamin W. Boteler's grave marker, located in Briar Hill Cemetery, near the community of Monterey, in Rankin County, Mississippi. The symbol on Mr. Boteler's grave marker is the Southern Cross, denoting that he was a Confederate veteran, and the inscription shows that he served in Company "A," of the 18th Mississippi Infantry. Born in 1839, Benjamin W. Boteler died in 1908.