Category: Balls Bluff National Cemetery, Leesburg, Virginia

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Name: Balls Bluff National Cemetery
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Ball's Bluff National Cemetery covers half of an acre and is enclosed by a brick wall. Fifty-four soldiers who died during the Battle of Ball's Bluff are interred there in 25 graves. The only soldier buried there whose name is known is James Allen of Company H, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.

There are two monuments within this cemetery. One is a granite monument in memory of Clinton Hatcher, a Confederate soldier from Augusta County, Virginia who fought with the 8th Virginia Regiment. He was killed in the Battle of Ball's Bluff.

The second memorial is marble and was built in memory of Union General Edward D. Baker, who was also killed in this battle. His remains are buried at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio in California.

Ball's Bluff National Cemetery was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1984.


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1838 Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States - 21 Oct 1861




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