Civil War Records of Warren B. Ball


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
G ("Concord Artillery") 5th MVI (3 months)
Private; enl. April 19, 1861; must. May 1, 1861 must. out July 31, 1861 Concord   age 31
G 47th MVI Corpl.; enl. Oct. 15, 1862; must. Oct. 15, 1862 must. out Sept. 1, 1863 Concord harness maker age 32
MASSCW, 1:289, 4:412

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


5th MVI
47th MVI

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
G 5th MVI Aug. 6, 1890 Invalid 879 826 1 045 984 Mass.

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  2 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 26 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date May 17, 1907
Place Maynard, Mass.
Age 78
Cause pnuemonia
Obituary Concord Enterprise, May 22, 1907
Burial Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Warren Ball married Sophia Lawrence Chaplin November 20, 1864 in Littleton. Sophia was the daughter of William and Sophia Chaplin of Acton and the sister of William Chaplin and Waldo Chaplin (Brown: 231).

Warren Bradford Ball, a 35 year old Harnessmaker, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 318/361) with Sophia Laurence Ball, age 22   (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 78).


See: Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 228-231.


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