Blevins, Thomas "Jefferson"

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Age at Enlistment: 16 or 17

Length of Service: 1864

State: North Carolina

Rank: Pvt

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