Blevins, Wilbern

Photo: 26th NC Infantry battle flag 26 NC Battle flag

wilburn and martha blevins
photo of Wilbern and Martha abt. 1885

Age at Enlistment: 18

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    26th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on 9 Oct 1862; wounded in action at Bristow Station, VA 14 Oct 1863; Captured with Army of NoVa on 9 Apr 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Va., then paroled there. (Name on rolls also appears as “Wilburn” , “William”)

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  White Top Baptist Church Cemetery, Whitetop, Grayson Co., Va

Soldier Info:   Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1844; Died in Piney Creek, Ashe Co., NC in 1910; wife Martha received pension in 1902 for war service.

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x