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Confederate (CSV)


Marcus R. Ballenger

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was commissioned Captain of Company C, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/23rd_regt_inf.html  [AotW citation 12365]