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Sgt Emery Ball
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Birth: Feb., 1841
Gilmer County
West Virginia, USA
Death: 1918
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA

BALL, Emery (Emory, Emerey) Madison,
4th Sergeant, Co. A, 3rd Virginia State Line (Moccasin Rangers). Enlisted 15 July 1861 in Calhoun Co., Va. Private Co. A, 19th Virginia Cavalry. Born Calhoun (Lewis) Co.1841-1843. Age 17, farmer, Calhoun Co. 1860 Census. Enlisted Williamsburg, Greenbrier County, W.Va. 1 Mar. 1863. Not stated if present or absent on muster-in-roll dated March 1863. Enlisted in 20th Virginia Cavalry, Company H, at Camp Northwest, W.Va. on 1 June 1863. Elected 1st Lieutenant 4 June 1863. Commanding Company H, 2 Oct. 1863. Absent in arrest 31 Oct. 1863-31 Aug. 1864. Absent 1 Sep. 1864-31 Oct. 1864 (dated 30 Dec. 1864) in arrest. Absent 15 Dec. 1864, listed as prisoner of war since 31 Oct. 1863. Deserted. Reported to U.S. Forces 25 Dec. 1864, took the oath of allegiance and gave his bond. He lived in Center District, Calhoun County. Age 27, farmer, Center District, Calhoun Co., W.Va. 1870 Census. Age 39, farmer, Center District, Calhoun Co., W.Va. 1880 Cenus. He died in 1918.
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Burial:
Sand Ridge Cemetery
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Feb 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13271489
Sgt Emery Ball
Added by: Ralph H. and Hilda Sayre, Upshur-WV-USA
 
Sgt Emery Ball
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And I'm proud to be an American,where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the men who died,who gave that right to me.
- Betty Lou (Pinkerton) Fulmer
 Added: Apr. 23, 2012
 
 
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