|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1835|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 1862|
Prince William County
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)
Margaret Ann Baggett Ballenger (1837 - 1860)*
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
Methodist Protestant Cemetery
Plot: East section, lot E9
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Mrs. Bee
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100155025