Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. Ballon” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: July 13, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
...ailed for ambulance and other duty.
They brought out between thirty or forty, many even of them being wounded.
There is but one officer in the regiment who was not killed or wounded, and that was Lieut. Ballon , who now commands it. Col. L B. Williams went into action on horseback, and was instantly killed.
He fell forward on being shot, and did not speak afterwards.
His horse was hit three times.
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