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Ballou, Erastus G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Boston, MA
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, 1SGT, Co. I, 2nd VT INF, pr SGTMAJ 10/14/61, comn 1LT, 6/27/62 (6/27/62), pr CPT, 8/4/62 (8/16/62), pr MAJ 6/6/65 (6/17/65), Bvt MAJ, 8/1/64, for gallantry in the Wilderness, and subsequent engagements; wdd, Maryes Heights, 5/3/63, wdd, Funkstown, 7/10/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/56, m/o 7/15/65 as CPT, Co. K

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VITALS

Birth: 11/12/1835, Massachusetts
Death: 05/23/1891

Burial: Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
Marker/Plot: 10/124
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 319694

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: WI
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Wood National Cemetery, WI

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection

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VHS - 2nd Vermont Infantry Album (FB-4)

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VHS - 2nd Vermont Infantry Album (MSA595)

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VHS - 2nd Vermont Infantry Album (V2)

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John Gibson Collection

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Ed Italo Collection

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