Blevins, Calloway

Photo:   Rev Calloway Blevins and his family early 1900s

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Age at Enlistment: 17

Length of Service: 1864-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    5th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. D (son of Andrew F.) on 14 Jun 1864 at Camp Vance, NC ; Mustered out on 04 Dec 1864 at Petersburg, VA after he deserted from camp, but may have returned after Christmas.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Unknown burial, likely Grayson Co. , VA

Soldier Info:   Born in North Carolina  in 1847; Died in Wilkes Co., NC in 1924; After the war he became a pastor at the baptist church and led the singing group.

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 4x