Ballard, George H.

Item

Title

Ballard, George H.

Gender

Male

Biography

"Union Prisoner of War records show that he was captured July 29, 1862, at Mount Sterling, Kentucky and imprisoned at Louisville, Kentucky; Camp Morton, Indiana and Johnson’s Island, Ohio. He was delivered to the confederate Agent near Vicksburg, for exchange, December 8 1862. Subsequently he became a Private of Jessee’s Battalion Kentucky Mounted Riflemen, Confederate States Army, which, by order dated September 29, 1865, became Company “b”, 6 Battalion Confederate Cavalry. No record later than March 22, 1864, has been found, no company rolls later than that date being on file.” – Brigadier General, Acting the Adjutant General dated - 11 Jun 1935

Member

Birth date

27 Apr 1837

Place of birth

Father

Ballard, Elijah G.

Mother

Powers, Mary E.

Spouse(s)

McDouglas, Anna M.

Child(ren)

Ballard, Robert L.
Ballard, Benjamin
Ballard, Annie L.
Ballard, Hezekiah
Ballard, Luther
Ballard, Bettie P.
Ballard, George H.

Death date

11 Feb 1930

Place of death

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Death and burial information

Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis County, Missouri

Military service

Jessee's Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles, Co. B; Capt. Corbin's Men

Allegiance

Confederate States of America

Held rank

Private

Place of enlistment

Service began

22 Jul 1862

Bibliographic citation(s)

Findagrave.com, member# 186081053

Source(s)

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