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Sgt James Wesley Ball

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Sgt James Wesley Ball

  • Birth 11 Jun 1842 Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 2 May 1915 Three Rivers, Tulare County, California, USA
  • Burial Three Rivers, Tulare County, California, USA
  • Plot Upper Lot A 49-4
  • Memorial ID 23333651

(2nd) Company I "Captain Braxton's Company" of Stafford County, 30th Virginia Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed; 18 years old.
Enlisted on 7/22/1861, he was mustered into "I" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private. This Company was transferred into the 30th Virginia Infantry 9/1861 as (2nd) Company I.
Promoted to Corpl prior to March & April 1862 Roll.
Promoted to 4th Sergt prior to 6/30/1863.
Present into 9/1864; no further record.

Postwar he was Superintendent of Fredericksburg (Virginia) Alms House.
Lived in Three Rivers, California at time of his death.

The 30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were from Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George.

Bio by: BigFrench


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  • Maintained by: BigFrench
  • Originally Created by: Thomas
  • Added: 10 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23333651
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James Wesley Ball (11 Jun 1842–2 May 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23333651, citing Three Rivers Cemetery, Three Rivers, Tulare County, California, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .