James D. Ballowe
Confederate States of America Army
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.