Marcus R. BallengerHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was commissioned Captain of Company C, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.
The remainder of the War:
Elected Major (to rank from 17 September) on 25 November 1862, promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 20 August 1864 and Colonel on 5 January 1865. Surrendered, at Greensboro, NC 26 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/23rd_regt_inf.html [AotW citation 12365]
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