PRIVATE ALFRED (AKA ALBERT) BLACKMAN

1817 (Unknown location) – August 6, 1864 (Andersonville, GA); 47 years old Enlisted on January 31, 1862 Mustered in on February 5, 1862 Unit #1: 13th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company BDischarged for disability on July 5, 1862 Unit #2: 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Company C Enlisted December 16, 1863 and mustered in the same dayContinue reading “PRIVATE ALFRED (AKA ALBERT) BLACKMAN”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY

November 22, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – June 13, 1980; 56 years oldMarried Beulah Mae Scofield on November 26, 1942 in Norwalk, CTOne daughter, Virginia, and one son John P. Blackman, Jr.Local address: 23 Leonard Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 2, 1943Serial number 31331430Unit: 66th Infantry Division Wounded In Action. Recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. CapturedContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY”

PFC DAVID HUGHES BLACKMAN JR., ARMY

October 24, 1923 (Stamford, CT) – October 4, 2017 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Edna Noble BlackmanAddress: 221 West Rocks Road, NorwalkEnlisted on March 2, 1943Serial number 3132650380TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 318TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, COMPANY L Wounded in action in France. As told by family: “Served in Northern France and Rhineland where he was taken as a POWContinue reading “PFC DAVID HUGHES BLACKMAN JR., ARMY”