Pvt. David Joseph Blanton, (CSA)

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Pvt. David Joseph Blanton, (CSA)

Death: February 26, 1865 (30-31)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Enoch Blanton and Nancy Jane Blanton Jernigan
Husband of Celia (Williamson) Blanton
Father of Nancy Orilla Harrelson; James Madison Blanton; Rev. Joseph Oliver Blanton and Susan Jane (Blanton) Todd

Military field: PVT. Company K, 26 SC Infantry, CSA
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About Pvt. David Joseph Blanton, (CSA)


From Find a Grave:

Died in Jackson Hospital, VA.

Company K, 26 SC Infantry, CSA

On Back:

David Joseph Blanton

A landowner planter in the Playcard Community of Horry County, S.C., he joind the South Carolina Volunteers Infantry at Blanton's X-Roads, now Green Sea, on January 1, 1862. His Regiment served at Charleston, Vicksburg, Kinston, Weldon, Petersburg, Richmond and places in between. He died at nearby Jackson Hospital and was buried in this Hallowed Grounds with thousands of his fellow fallen Confederate States of America soldiers. May he, and they, forever rest in Heavenly peace.

His wife and their Children:

Celia Alice Williamson 1824-1907

  • Nancy Orilla 1857-1936
  • James Madison 1859-1910
  • Joseph Oliver 1861-1881
  • Susan Jane 1865-1937

Memorial dedicated on the 143rd anniversary of his death, on behalf of all descendants, by g-g-granddaughter Linda Beatrice Cox McNish and g-grandsons Hoover Clarence Blanton and Weldon Leo Blanton.

"United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F9VQ-YZJ : 4 December 2014), David J. Blanton, Private, Company G, 9th Battalion, South Carolina Infantry (Smith's) (Pee Dee Legion), Confederate; citing NARA microfilm publication M381 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 3; FHL microfilm 881,969.

Event Type: Military Event Date: 1861-1865 Event Place: South Carolina Name: David J. Blanton Event Type: Military Service Military Beginning Rank: Private Military Final Rank: Private Military Side: Confederate State or Military Term: South Carolina Military Unit: 9th Battalion, South Carolina Infantry (Smith's) (Pee Dee Legion) Military Company: G Affiliate Film Number: 3

There is also a memorial (placed by Hoover Clarence Blanton and Weldon Leo Blanton) to David Joseph Blanton at Pleasant Meadow Baptist Church Cemetery in Loris, Horry County, South Carolina, USA (alongside his wife's grave).

Member of the South Carolina

Regiment : 26th

Company : K

Confederate forces at time of death

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Pvt. David Joseph Blanton, (CSA)'s Timeline

November 4, 1856
July 22, 1859
October 18, 1861
February 26, 1865
Age 31
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States
July 4, 1865
Loris, South Carolina, United States
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States