Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Sullivan Ballou of Rhode Island

Sullivan Ballou  
Mortally wounded at the First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
Died 21 July 1861
Remembered for his last letter to his wife, Sarah,
and whose sentiments were given life in Ken Burns' "Civil War" documentary. 

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(photos from findagrave)

Buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI
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