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Age at Enlistment: 16 or 17
Length of Service: 1864
State: North Carolina
Unit: 61st NC Infantry Regt.
Service Record: Enlisted at Allegheny Co. NC 17 Sep 1864, but record says transferred from the 11th Regt (NC?) into Co. I (probably because his brother James Blevins was there); record states “absent wounded”; he was listed awol 14 Nov 1864, but actually was mustered out due to wounds; record says he was wounded at Ft. Harrison (which is where his brother was killed in action). He is listed as 17 years old.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery/Burial: Crab Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ennice, Alleghany Co., NC
Soldier Info: Born in North Carolina about 1847; Died at Glade Creek, Allegheny Co., NC in 1937
Relationship to Author: 3rd cousin 4x