Ballinger, David E., SGM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant Major (Infantry)
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Primary Unit
1862-1865, 12th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1862 - 1865

Sergeant Major (Infantry)


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1844
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Unknown
Last Address
Pomona, California

Date of Passing
Oct 23, 1941
 
Location of Interment
Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum - Pomona, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Unknown

 Official Badges 

Grand Army of the Republic Badge


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple Heart
  1937, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Civil War Union Army Soldier. He was mustered in as a Sergeant in Company H, 12th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on August 13, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant Major of the regiment on May 1, 1865, he was the ninth of ten member of the unit to hold that rank. Mustered out on June 4, 1865, when he died in 1941 he was one of the last surviving Civil War veterans in the country.

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