Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Charles A. Ball, 89th., New York Infantry.

New State Records.

BALL, CHARLES A.—Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Elmira, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, November 18, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran, January 5, 1864; promoted corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with company, August 3, 1865, at Richmond, Va.

Files  of the Surgeon General.

Charles A. Ball, private, Co. K., 89th., New York, age 16 years.  In the Spring of 1862, at Roanoke Island, while jumping for exercise , accidentally sprang against the point of a bayonet, "Wound of the knee joint."  After recovery he again entered the ranks of duty.  He was wound again at the battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29, 1864.

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