Blevins, Alvis

Photo:  37th NC Infantry battle flag37th NC infAge at Enlistment: 26

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   37th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted 20 Nov 1861 in Co. K at Allegheny Co., NC; his service card states he was 5’10”, grey eyes, dark hair/eyes, and a farmer; deserted in Jul 1862 from outside Richmond; was court marshaled and returned to duty; was captured at Petersburg, VA on 4 Apr 1865 and sent to Pt. Lookout, MD union prison; released 23 June 1865

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Copenhaver Cemetery, Adwolfe, Smythe Co., VA

Soldier Info:   Born in Allegheny Co., NC  in 1831; Died in Wilkes Co., NC in 1880

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x