Blevins, Eli

Photo:   CSAflag

Age at Enlistment: 30

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    63rd VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. F (McMahon’s); captured about 14 Jul 1864 near Chattanooga, TN and sent north of OH River after taking oath at the military prison at  Louisville, KY on 18 Jul 1864; appears to have been paroled to go home in Feb 1865

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  White Top Baptist Church Cemetery; Confederate Headstone

Soldier Info:   Farmer by occupation; described as about 6′ tall , light complexion, dark hair, blue eyes; Born in Washington Co., VA in 1832; Died in Washington Co., VA in 1904

Relationship to Author:  4th Great Uncle