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Compare the deaths of Sullivan Ballou and Faquhar.

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Comparing these two deaths is an interesting writing prompt, as it would likely be better to contrast the two deaths.

Sullivan Ballou was a Rhode Island lawyer and politician. During the Civil War, Ballou was an officer in the Union Army, and he died as a result of the wounds received in the First Battle of Bull Run. He took a cannonball to the leg, and the remainder of the leg had to be...

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