Searching for Relatives of Benjamin Brookins from Georgia married Frances (Fannie) Babb. They got married (Oct. 23, 1860)Georgia.
Husband of Frances "Fannie" Babb (niece of Martha Babb Russell) a resident of Houston County, GA, enlisted at the age of 19 on May 8, 1862 along with the Russell brothers and cousins He was mustered into "E" Co. Ga. 57th Infantry. On April 4, 1865 he was transferred into GA 1st Consolidated Infantry. He was listed as exchanged in 1863; POW May 17, 1863, Baker's Creek, Ms. POW July 3, 1863 Vicksburg, MS. Transferrred on March 4, 1865 to Camp Morton, Indianpolis, IN for exchange. On March 10, 1865 he was in Boulware's Wharf, Va and was sick on April 15 1865 in Richmond, VA at the end of the war. He probably married Fannie Babb when he got back to Georgia.
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