Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Lieutenant Colonel James V. Ball

James V. Ball of Lieut. Col. Ball's Squadron Light Dragoons, U.S. Volunteers, War of 1812 (as viewed at Fold3):



From the Book and Journal of Robt. B. McAfee's Mounted Company...:

"[1813] July 3rd--Warm--After Breakfast Gen'l Harrison started to Cleveland with Ball's squadron and in the evening my company came up and the greater part of the Regiment of Mounted men and campt in the flatt near Sanudsky River south of the fort."

McAfee's Orderly Book was featured on this blog post.

The story of Fort Ball, named after Colonel James V. Ball here.

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