Sarah Melinda Blalock

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Sarah Melinda Blalock (Pritchard)

Also Known As: "Samuel", "Sammy Blalock"
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Death: March 09, 1901 (61-62)
Montezuma, Mitchell (Avery), North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Biological daughter of Thomas Alfred Pritchard"The Immigrant" and Sarah"Mary" Elizabeth"Eliza" Pritchard(born Moore)
Adopted daughter of Reverend Jasper Buchanan and Martha A. Oaks
Wife of William McKesson Blalock
Sister of Julie Ann Pritchard; No Name Oaks and Mary D. Oaks
Half sister of William Ernest Oaks; William A Oaks; David Oaks; Wilson Lafayette Oaks; Elizabeth Sofia Oaks and 5 others

Managed by: Bryan Webster McGuire
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About Sarah Melinda Blalock

Then after the Blalock family flat out robbed the entire Moore household, then Jasper Buchanan became a preacher. Let's all tell the truth as God knows.

Sarah Pritchard cut her hair and donned men's clothes to joined the 26th infantry of the Confederate Army with her husband Keith.

She was registered as a Samuel 'Sammy' Blalock, supposedly her husband's 20-year-old brother.

Keith would later be promoted to sergeant, and reportedly ordered Sarah to 'stay close to him' as they fought in three battles together.

Sarah was eventually forced to reveal herself as a woman after being shot in the left shoulder.

The couple later switched sides joining the Union army as members of a voluntary guerrilla squadron.

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Sarah Melinda Blalock's Timeline

Ohio, United States
March 9, 1901
Age 62
Montezuma, Mitchell (Avery), North Carolina, United States