Lysander Curtis Ball, Jr

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Lysander Curtis Ball, Jr

  • Birth 3 Dec 1839 Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 17 Jan 1902 Lisbon, Ransom County, North Dakota, USA
  • Burial Lisbon, Ransom County, North Dakota, USA
  • Memorial ID 67583445

Lysander Curtis Ball, Jr. was the son of Lysander Curtis Ball, Sr. and Evelina Patterson.

On October 20, 1863, Lysander enlisted in the Navy and performed duties in the Mississippi squadron. He was in several engagements along the Mississippi river and on the Yazoo, and in April 22, 1864 was aboard the "Petrel" when it was captured and destroyed by the Confederates. He was then ordered to the ram "Vindicator" for duty, where he served until March 16, 1865 when he was promoted to acting ensign and sent to the steamer "Juliet," where he remained until the close of the war. He reached home July 12, 1865, and was honorably discharged November 1, 1865.

On November 13, 1865 in Fremont, Ohio, Lysander married Hannah Morrison. He farmed in Fremont and then moved with his family to Lisbon, North Dakota. Lysander and Hannah had children: Martha, Charles, Elvira, Alma, and Evelina.


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  • Created by: lk51t
  • Added: 28 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67583445
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lysander Curtis Ball, Jr (3 Dec 1839–17 Jan 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67583445, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Lisbon, Ransom County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by lk51t (contributor 46777087) .