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Pvt William C. Balch

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Pvt William C. Balch

  • Birth 1836
  • Death 16 Jan 1908 Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 9794976

Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Fauquier County, Va.
Enlisted on 10/20/1862 as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
Absent, sick 9/1863; returned 10/1863.
Detailed 3/1864 on horse detail; returned 4/1864.
Paroled 5/23/1865 Fairfax Court House, VA.

Postwar he lived in Nokesville, Prince William County, Va.

The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.

Bio by: BigFrench


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  • Maintained by: BigFrench
  • Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
  • Added: 11 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9794976
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William C. Balch (1836–16 Jan 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9794976, citing Bacon Race Church Cemetery, Prince William County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .