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Also known as Selly Ball, he enlisted in 1861 at the age of 14. Wounded painfully in the knee in November 1864, he fought throughout the war.

Conflict Period:
Civil War (Confederate) 1
Birth:
24 Oct 1846 1
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Full Name:
William Selwyn Ball 1
Birth:
24 Oct 1846 1
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Civil War (Confederate) 1

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Enlisted at age 14

Selly Ball enlisted in 1861 at age 14.  He received a painful wound in the knee during a skirmish with the Union Calvary in November of 1864.

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