Blevins, Eli A.

Photo:   37th NC Infantry battle flag37th NC inf

Age at Enlistment: 40

Length of Service: 1862-1864

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt / Sgt

Unit:    37th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. K on 15 Aug 1862. Promoted to Full Sergeant on 15 Aug 1863. Was shot and wounded mortally on 23 May 1864; Died at Jackson Hospital on 06 Jun 1864 at Richmond, VA. Report states “mini b” Gunshot R Shoulder and penetrating wound in Lung

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:  Hollywood Cemetery, Soldiers Section U, Lot 312

Eli Blevins (37th NC Inf) Photo by author:  CSA headstone ordered by author

Soldier Info:   Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1823; Died in Richmond, VA in 1864

Relationship to Author:  4th Great Uncle

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