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Individual Record
Ballou, David S.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 25, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/23/62, CPL, Co. F, 16th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 8/10/63 (Wounded in the knee during Pickett's charge at Gettysburg. Handed off the company flag to his brother. Used his own pocket knife to remove bullet rather than submit to army surgery, which would almost certainly have removed his leg. Developed fever, and was located months later in an army hospital in New York City by his wife)

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VITALS
Birth: 1837, Monroe, MA
Death: 02/18/1908

Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Joseph Styles, Los Angeles, CA

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BURIAL:
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Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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