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Pvt Francis S "Frank" Ballenger
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1835
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1862
Manassas
Prince William County
Virginia, USA

Company H "The Old Dominion Rifles", 17th Virginia Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

26 years old; 5'9"; dark hair, blue eyes; fair complexion.
Enlisted on 3/5/1862 at Richmond, VA., he was mustered into "H" Co. VA 17th Infantry as a Private.
POW 6/30/1862 Frazier's Farm, VA.; confined 7/4/1862 Fort Columbus, NY.; confined 7/9/1862 Fort Warren, MA.; transferred 7/31/1862 to Fort Monroe, VA. to be exchanged.
KIA Battle of 2nd Manassas, VA.

The 17th Infantry Regiment was organized at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in June, 1861, using the 6th Battalion Virginia Infantry as its nucleus. Men of this unit were recruited in the counties of Warren, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Fauquier.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Ann Baggett Ballenger (1837 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
         In memory of
       Franklin S Ballenger
       Born Dec. 26, 1835
A member of the 17th Va. [Co. H]
    Regiment, Killed at the 2nd
         Battle of Manassas
           Aug. 31, 1862

 
Burial:
Methodist Protestant Cemetery
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
Plot: East section, lot E9
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Mrs. Bee
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100155025
Pvt Francis S Frank Ballenger
Added by: Mrs. Bee
 
Pvt Francis S Frank Ballenger
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- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013
17th Virginia Battle Flag
- BigFrench
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013
 
 
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