George Williamson Balloch

George Williamson Balloch

Birth
Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 17 May 1907 (aged 81)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Section M, Lot 2, Site 9
Memorial ID 17657853 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Employed as an agent of the Boston and Maine Railroad when the Civil War started, he enlisted in the Union Army in October 1861, and was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant of Company D, 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. On July 21, 1862 he was discharged from the 5th New Hampshire, and commissioned as a Captain in the Commissary of Subsistence Department, US Volunteers. Rising to Lieutenant Colonel, he would first serve as Chief Commissary of Subsistence on the staff of Major General Oliver O. Howard, then as Chief Commissary of Subsistence for the Union Army of the Cumberland's XX Corps. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". He wasnt mustered out of the Volunteer force until September 1, 1868. After the war he served in Civil Service positions in Washington, DC, and as a director of the 2nd National Bank.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 24 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17657853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Williamson Balloch (3 Dec 1825–17 May 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17657853, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .