Blakeslee, Phillip

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Phillip Blakeslee was born in about 1846.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 23 Feb 1864
Enlistment Place: Kingston, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 80th Infantry
Company: Company K
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.[1]
Sources Used:, 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.[2] In 1890 Phillip was recorded as living in South Westerlo.[1]



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  1. 1.0 1.1 1890 US Veterans Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY
  2. 1870 US Census, Coeymans Hollow, Albany Co, NY