J. A. Ball

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J. A. Ball
Born 1833
Co. H. 16, Tex.
McCulloughs Brig.
July 14, 1890
Full Name: J. A. Ball
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:V  Number:23
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1833 
Died: July 14, 1890 
Burial Date: July 15, 1890 
BALL, J.A. (1833~1890) J. A. Ball, Confederate veteran, began his service in the Confederate Army as a private and ended his service as Corporal, while serving in Company H, of the 16th Texas Infantry. The length of his service is unknown. His company is known to have fought at Vicksburg and Chickamauga, but it is uncertain if he participated in those battles. He lived in the Texas Confederate Home for a brief time, entering May 19, 1887, and leaving September 17, 1887. No other records have been located. James Ball died July 14, 1890 and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

Information from: Confederate Home Roster, and the National Park service website at http://www.itd.nps.gov and obituary, Austin Daily Statesman, Wednesday, July 16, 1890, pg.?, column, 2.
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