Phillip Blakeslee was born in about 1846.
Marriage & Children
|Enlistment Date:||23 Feb 1864|
|Enlistment Place:||Kingston, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Muster Out Date:||29 Jan 1866|
|Muster Out Place:||Portsmouth, VA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18. AKA Blaksly, Blackenly and Blicksly. He was deaf in his right ear as a result of the war.|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the State of NY for the year 1900, 1890 US Veterans Census, Westerlo|
We know little about Phillip Blakeslee at this time. In the 1870 US Census in Coeymans Hollow, Albany County, NY, there was a Phillip Blakesley age 27 who was working as a farm laborer for Martin Merrit (B. abt 1827) and his wife Lydia. In 1890 Phillip was recorded as living in South Westerlo.
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