Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Balch” in chapter 9 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...ws were in continual danger from the fire of bush-whacking Confederates, who were always ready for a fight. The names of Commanders John Rodgers, Drayton, C. R. P. Rodgers, Godon, Rhind, Stevens, Balch , Ammen, Truxton, Watmough, and Semmes, were conspicuous wherever a Confederate shot was heard, or wherever there was a chance to gain a point on the enemy. Heavy knocks were received by our gunbo...
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George B. Balch 41 27 9 7 0 user votes
Balch 40 0 16 0 0 user votes
Francis V. Balch 26 0 2 0 0 user votes
G. B. Balch 16 10 4 0 0 user votes
J. W. Balch 14 13 4 3 0 user votes
Jonathan Balch 12 0 0 0 0 user votes
George H. Balch 9 0 1 0 0 user votes
Joseph Balch 7 0 1 0 0 user votes
Frank Balch 6 0 0 0 0 user votes
Benjamin Balch 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
F. V. Balch 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
John W. Balch 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
J. P. Balch 3 0 1 0 0 user votes
Joseph P. Balch 3 0 1 0 0 user votes
A. Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Abigail Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Edward Balch 2 2 0 0 0 user votes
F. H. Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
George Beall Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jeremiah Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
M. Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Nehemiah Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Samuel Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Thomas Balch 2 0 2 0 0 user votes
William C. Balch 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
J. Balch 1 0 1 0 0 user votes

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