Asher, William Blevins

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Age at Enlistment: 18

Length of Service: 1863-1865

State: Missouri

Rank:  Pvt

Unit: 9th MO Cavalry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. M on 8 Sep 1863 at the age of 18: captured at Glasgow, MO on 15 Oct 1864 and paroled that same month; served until war’s end. Received pension after the war.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Mound City, Hope Co., MO

Grave Marker:  civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in 1846 in Oregon, MO and died in Bigelow, MO in 1920.

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x