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Grave has been located US Civil War Soldiers flag photo of ancestor   Sullivan  BALLOU

  (b. 28 March 1829 Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA   d. 28 July 1861 Manassas, Manassas City, Virginia, USA )  

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BALLOU Genealogy

Sullivan BALLOU was born 28 March 1829 in Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA . Sullivan BALLOU was the child of ?   and   ?

Sullivan was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

Sullivan BALLOU died 28 July 1861 in Manassas, Manassas City, Virginia, USA.

Father: Hiram Ballou
Mother: Emeline Bowen

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Sullivan BALLOU
Grave
Swan Point Cemetery Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
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Birth
28 March 1829
Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

Biography

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served as Major of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry. On July 14, 1861, Ballou wrote an eloquent letter to his wife predicting his death. He was wounded at the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, and died from his injuries a week later. His sentiments in the letter became famous, and were quoted in Ken Burns' "Civil War" documentary.
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Civil War

Ballou, Sullivan
BATTLE UNIT NAME:
2nd Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry
SIDE:
Union
COMPANY:
F&S
SOLDIER'S RANK IN:
Major
SOLDIER'S RANK OUT:
Major
ALTERNATE NAME:
FILM NUMBER:
M555 ROLL 1
PLAQUE NUMBER:
NOTES:

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Name: Sullivan Ballou
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 28 Jul 1861
Death Place: Cranston, , Rhode Island
Age: 32
Birth Date: 1829
Birth Place:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Hiram Ballou
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Emeline Bowen
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09381-8
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
GS Film number: 931514
Reference ID: p 51

"Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F8DP-MF3 : 6 December 2014), Sullivan Ballou, 28 Jul 1861; citing Cranston, , Rhode Island, reference p 51; FHL microfilm 931,514."

Sullivan is buried at: Swan Point Cemetery Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA

Added: 4/13/2017 1:24:33 PM - Updated: 2/6/2018 12:15:01 PM

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