Blevins, Calvin J.

Photo:   26th NC Infantry battle flag26 NC Battle flag

Age at Enlistment: 18

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt / 2Lt

Unit:    26th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on  17 May 1861 in Ashe Co., age 18; Elected 3LT on 21 Apr 1862. Resigned due to health and family condition on 19 Jul 1862. Re-enlisted as a Pvt on 10 Jul 1864. Present until wounded in action at Petersburg, VA 2 May 1865; leg was amputated.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Bethel Cemetery, Ashe Co., NC; civilian headstone

calvin j blevins

Soldier Info:   Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1845; Died in Horse Creek, NC in 1914

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x