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Ballou, Erastus G., age 22, cred. to Boston, MA
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
born: 11/12/1835, Massachusetts; died 05/23/1891; buried: Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI


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