Guide to the J. A. Blodgett Letter, Sept. 6-8, 1864
Collection number: MS 108
About J. A. Blodgett (possibly 1826-1914)
Civil War soldier. The individual in question was probably farmer Judson Adoniram Blodgett of Nelson, N.H. Blodgett was born 18 April 1826 in Weston, V.T., and died 19 January 1914 in Marlborough, N.H. His parents were William Blodgett and Fanny Howe. He was drafted in June of 1863, but does not appearin Ayling's Register of New Hampshire Solders & Sailors, War of the Rebellion (1895) - in fact, no one with his initials does.
About the J. A. Blodgett Letter
Four page letter written from Berryville (Va.) by J.A. Blodgett, Civil War soldier, to his brother. The letter describes skirmishes with Confederate troops around Berryville, Va. during the Shenandoah Valley campaign, August-November 1864.
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J. A. Blodgett Letter, Sept. 6-8, 1864, MS 108, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donated by Clarissa G. Hall, Derry N.H., Jan. 1975 (Accession number: 41)