Monday, October 6, 2014

William Preston Ballentine

William Preston Ballentine.

Birth: 1840.
Death: 1919.

Burial: Moscow Cemetery, Woodward, Woodward County, Oklahoma.

Illinois 112th., Infantry, Co. F.

Sergeant William P. Ballentine. Enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, and mustered in as Private. Promoted to Corporal April 1, 64, and to Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865. Seriously injured on the road home after muster out standing on a car as the train passed under a low bridge, and his head struck the bridge near York, Penn. Was left in hospital at Harrisburg, but recovered and returned home. Address Bloomington, Osborne county, Kansas.

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