Blevins, Wesley

Photo:  37th NC Infantry battle flag37th NC inf

Age at Enlistment: 25

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    37th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted Co. K on 15 August 1862; Wounded in left hand and thigh at Gettysburg 3 Jul 1863, sent to Camp Winder Hosp Richmond on 14 July. On Co. Roll of Honor; sick at bridage Hosp Dec 1864; Listed briefly as AWOL 10 Feb 1865 but likely captured or went home; NFR

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Senter Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Crumpler, Ashe Co., NCwesley blevins csa headstone.jpg

Soldier Info:   Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1837; Died in Ashe Co., NC in 1897; wife Nancy received widow’s pension for his war service in 1901

Relationship to Author:  4th Great Uncle