Blevins, Felix

Photo: 26th NC Infantry battle flag26 NC Battle flag

Age at Enlistment: 20

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    26th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on 17 May 1861. Wounded in action at Gettysburg with Horton and Albert, then POW and operated on by Union surgeon; appears in Surgical history as having gunshot wound and foot amputation and sent to Davis Island, NY Harbor; Mustered out on 03 Feb 1865.

Provided by Barbara Taylor 30 Nov 2015:
Source: From newspapers.com – The Weekly Standard, Raleigh, NC July 29, 1863 page 2 – from a list of Causalities of the Battle of Gettysburg, PA (this is just one small snip of a very long list – almost 3 full columns.  See “F Blevins”

Fayetteville observer Felix Blevins

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Ashe Co., NC; Burial Unknown

Soldier Info:   Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1841; Died after 21 Apr 1910

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x