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 Frederick A. Ballen

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Frederick A. Ballen

  • Birth 11 Aug 1843 Germany
  • Death 27 Apr 1916 Monroe County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Carleton, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 19046

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.

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  • Added: 19 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19046
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick A. Ballen (11 Aug 1843–27 Apr 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19046, citing Carleton Cemetery, Carleton, Monroe County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .