Blevins, Alfred C.

Photo:  37th NC Infantry battle flag37th NC inf

Age at Enlistment: 17

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt / Sgt

Unit:   37th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. K on 15 Aug 1862 at Statesville, NC. Promoted to Full Sergeant on 01 Nov 1862. On 1 July 1863 at Gettysburg shot in right thigh; listed as missing then transferred to Chimborazo #5 hospital, Richmond on 13 July then transferred to Raleigh, NC 28 July 1863; Reduced to Full Pvt on 15 Aug 1863 for disobeying orders; returned to his Co. K on 15 Oct 1863;  Shot in left hand middle finger at Jericho Mills on 23 May 1864. Surrendered on 09 Apr 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA with the Army of No Va.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Burial Unknown

Soldier Info:   Born in Ashe Co., NC  in 1832; Died in 1884 in Ashe Co., NC

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x