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Laura Walker Benet
Military Spouse
The wife of Brigadier General Stephen Vincent Benet, the mother of James Walker Benet, and the grandmother of the poet, Stephen Vincent Benet. 

She was born on October 27, 1833 and died on January 5, 1900. She is buried with her husband in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

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Updated: 5 November 2000  Updated: 19 July 2003 Updated: 22 January 2006

LW Benet Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patteson, 28 June 2003