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Blairs in the Civil War

This information below is consolidated from the Vermont in the Civil War website. I highly recomend visiting this site for as an excellent source of information. For more information on the individuals listed below, click on the appropriate links.

Name Town Rank Unit Company Enlisted Muster/In Muster/Out Death
 Charles R.  Fletcher  PVT 2 Inf  H 5/7/1861 6/20/1861 6/29/1864  
   
 Enos  Leicester  PVT 2 Inf  A 8/1/1863 8/1/1863    
  Prisoner at Andersonville - supposedly died in prison
See the following site for more information on Andersonville and prisoneers:
Andersonville National Historic Site
                 
 George P.  Peacham  PVT 1 Cav  D 9/24/1861 11/19/1861    
  pr 1LT Co K
                 
 George P.  Peacham  QMSG 1 Cav  Staff 8/24/1861 11/19/1861 11/18/1864  a1885
  One source says buried in Barnet VT
Another sources says Peacham Corners Cemetery, Peacham, VT
                 
 Israel  Fairfield  PVT 1 Cav  K 11/16/1861 11/19/1861 11/4/1864  
  Wounded in action - 7/6/1863
Buried in Morrisville?, VT
                 
 Israel  Fairfield  PVT 1 Inf  C 5/2/1861 5/9/1861 8/15/1861  
   
 James  Pittsford  CPL 10 Inf  C 7/21/1862 9/1/1862 6/22/1865  
   
 James W.  Pittsford  PVT  2 Inf  B 9/11/1861 10/19/1861 4/23/1862  
  Buried Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, VT
                 
 John  Albany  PVT 4 Inf  A 8/12/1863 8/12/1863   1/25/1865
  Prisoner at Andersonville - died in prison 1/25/65
See the following site for more information on Andersonville and prisoneers:
Andersonville National Historic Site
Buried in National Cemetery, Salisbury NC
                 
 Joseph  Franklin  PVT 3 Inf  H 6/1/1861 7/16/1861 6/12/1865  
                 
 Joseph C.  Pittsford  RCRT Recruit  -        
   
 Lewis  Pomfret  PVT 9 Inf  F 8/1/1864 8/9/1864   11/30/1864
  Wounded in action - 9/20/1864
Killed in action - 11/30/1864 mwia
Buried in National Cemetery, Hampton VA
                 
 Mathew  Fayston  PVT 13 Inf  B 8/25/1862 10/10/1862 7/21/1863  
  Buried in Irasville Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
                 
 Peter  Richford  PVT 6 Inf  K 9/23/1864 9/23/1864 6/19/1865  
  Buried in New Catholic Cemetery, Enosburg, VT
                 
 Robert M.  Peacham  - USN  -        
  Medal of Honor - Rank and Organization: Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, Peacham. Died: 2 Apr 1899. Buried: Enid, OK. Credited to: Vermont. G.O. No.: 59, 22 Jul 1865. Citation: Served on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 Dec 1864 to 22 Jan 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Blair was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under the fire of the enemy throughout these actions.
                 
 Samuel  -  PVT 1 Cav  B 11/4/1861 11/19/1861   10/20/1862
  died of disease 10/20/62
                 
 Samuel N.  Milton  PVT 8 Inf  E 12/26/1863 1/6/1864 6/28/1865  
  Buried in National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
                 
 Thomas  Strafford  PVT 3 Inf  C 8/30/1864 8/30/1864    
  deserted 10/1/64
                 
 William  Berlin  PVT 13 Inf  C 8/29/1862 10/10/1862 7/21/1863  
  One source says buried in Berlin VT
Another source says buried in Catholic Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

The Draft

According to the 1864 and 1865 Adjutant and Inspector General's Reports, the following 1927 men were drafted, but paid $300 commutation, and did not serve.
Gilbert Blair  Barnet
William Blair Goshen Gore
 
According to the 1864 and 1865 Adjutant and Inspector General's Reports, the following 660 men were drafted, but procured substitutes, and did not serve.
 David B. Blair Rochester
 
According to the 1864 and 1865 Adjutant and Inspector General's Reports, the following men were drafted, and subsequently entered service
Joseph C. Blair Pitsford
   

Cemetery Records from the Vermont Adjutant General's Office

The Vermont Commandery of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has just recently completed a massive project, extracting burial records from the records of the Vermont Adjutant General's Office files. Listed below are BLAIRS in the the database:

Name Unit Co. Rank Birth Death Cemetery Town, State
George P. 1 Cav D/Staff QSGT 4/3/1836 6/18/1907 Peacham Corners Peacham, VT
Isaiah 11 Inf B/C PVT 1/21/1845 3/6/1914 Riverside Morrisville, VT
Israel 1 Inf C PVT 1838   Unknown Morrisville, VT
James W. 2 Inf B PVT     Evergreen Pittsford, VT
Mathew 13 Inf B PVT     Irasville Waitsfield, VT
Peter 6 Inf K PVT 1832 10/4/1908 New Catholic Enosburg, VT
William 13 Inf C PVT 1846 6/7/1873 Catholic Montpelier, VT

National Park Service
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

National Park Service - Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System has a wealth of information on Blairs in the Civil War. Listed below are Vermont Blairs extracted from their database:

First Name Side Regiment
Benjamin Union 1st Regiment, Vermont Heavy Artillery
Charles R. Union 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Enos Union 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
George P. Union 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry
Isiah Union 1st Regiment, Vermont Heavy Artillery
Israel Union 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry
Israel Union 1st Regiment, Vermont Infantry
James Union 10th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
James W. Union 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
John Union 4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Joseph Union 3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Joseph C. Union Vermont Drafted Men
Lewis Union 9th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Lewis Union 16th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Matthew Union 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Peter Union 6th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Samuel Union 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry
Samuel M. Union 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Samuel N. Union 8th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
Thomas Union 3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
William Union 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

This Website was last updated 04/05/2015

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