Blevins, Alexander

Photo:  Flag provided from Re-enactor unit of 48th VA48th VA inf bannerAge at Enlistment: 24

Length of Service: 1861-1862

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit48th VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Osborne’s Co. (Co. K) in May 1861; height: 5 ft. 9½ in., dark complexion, hazel eyes, black hair. ; discharged by medical surgeon and Cpt. Galt from Lexington Gen Hosp #2 on 7 May 1862; also had general cachexia due to exposure to fever during the winter and was unfit for duty for 2 months; surgeons certificate of discharge approved by Brigadier General Stevenson, C.S.A.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:  Crown Hill Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Bath Co. KY 40374; Confederate Headstonealexander blevinsSoldier Info:   Born in Scott Co., VA in 1837; Died in Bourbon Co., NC in 1913

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x