W. W. Blackwell

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W. W. Backwell
Co. A. 1 La. Reg.
Sept. 27. 1908
Aged 88 yrs.
Full Name: W. W. Blackwell
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:A  Number:33
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1820 
Died: September 28, 1908 
Burial Date: September 28, 1908 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Alabama 
Occupation: Physician 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1842 
Residence: Jonesville, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 24, 1898 
Religion: Methodist 
Army: Northern Virginia 
Brigade: Glanchard's 
Regiment: 1st Louisiana 

BLACKWELL, W.W (1820 ~ 1908). Confederate veteran W.W. Blackwell was born in 1820 in Alabama.

During the Civil War he served in Company A, 1st Louisiana Regiment, Blanchard's Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia. The 1st Louisiana was organized in 1861 around New Orleans. Between September 1864 and the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House, the 1st Louisiana was consolidated with the 14th Infantry Regiment.

Blackwell moved to Texas in 1842, and lived in Jonesville, Harrison County where he was a member of the Methodist Church. He was a physician who suffered from old age when he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on January 24, 1898.

Blackwell died on September 28, 1908 and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.


#8981) Information from the Confederate Home Roster Was a physician and widower Came to Texas in 1842 and lived in Jonesville Served in Blanchard's Brigade, Northern Va. Army( not on hdstone ) died 9-28-1908 (different from hdstone)
Entered by Administrator on 2/1/1998 12:11:39 PM

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