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Frederick Ballen
Birth: Aug. 11, 1842, Germany
Death: Apr. 27, 1916
Monroe County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on May 3, 1863. His citation reads "Was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and 2 barges loaded with subsistence stores". His Medal was awarded to him on November 6, 1908. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Carleton Cemetery
Carleton
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 19, 2000
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Frederick Ballen
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Frederick Ballen
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Frederick Ballen
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Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 27, 2016

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 Added: Apr. 27, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Apr. 27, 2015
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