I am researching the family of Bennett Robert Stoddard.
Born in Ma. on the 31st of May, 1832.
Came to Louisiana and married Martha Jane Ryan on the 23rd of Nov., 1865. They had 8 children: Rebecca Virginia (died young),Joseph Robert, Peulla Laura, Hattie (died young), William P., Robert ( died young), Roberta Gaines and Florine.
In 1862 Bennett joined Co. L., 1st Texas Inf. Regiment in Galveston, Texas. Shipped to Va. Became part of the famed Hood's Texas Brigade, also known as " Lee's Grenadier Guard". Bennett died April 5, 1897.
I will appreciate any information I can recieve. Will also share what I have.