Portrait of John Ball (2) and Wife 1862-1865. Inscription on back reads 'Yours truly John Ball and Lady 21st Mich. Inft. Lookout Mt.' 1862-1865.
Grand Haven. Enlisted in company D, Twenty-first Infantry, Aug. 6, 1862, at Grand Haven, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 3, 1862. Mustered out at Washington, D.C., June 8, 1865.
(Descriptive Roll Twenty-first Michigan Volunteers).