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James D. Ballowe
 Confederate States of America Army
 Virginia State Flag
Courtesy of Bill Furr: October 2006

James D. Ballowe was born about 1842 in Buckingham County, Virginia, one of 4 children of Thomas L. and Sarah A. Ballowe.

Before the war he was a clerk in a store.

He enlisted as a Private on August 19, 1862 in the Amherst Light Artillery Regiment Virginia. He was detailed on June 12, 1864 at General Long's Headquarters (As courier). He was captured on April 3, 1865 at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia; confined on April 7, 1865 at Hart's Island, New York Harborí took the Oath Allegiance on June 14, 1865 at Hart's Island, New York Harbor and released.  He died 6 days later on June 20, 1865.


BALLOWE, J D
DATE OF DEATH: 06/20/1865
BURIED AT: SECTION 16  SITE 62

JD Ballowe Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Roxsanne Wells-Layton, June 2006


Posted: 8 July 2006