Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 1538

This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.

Name:John Alexander Blum
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:John Alexander Blum, Class of 1864: Born- September 2, 1844. Matriculated from Salem, NC. At VMI 1 year and 11 months over a 3 year time period. Military Record: Enlisted for war on August 11, 1864, in Chesterfield, Co., Va. Private, 2nd Co., Captain J. F. Milligan's Independent Signal Corps. Detailed because of bad health as hospital clerk in Richmond, Va., and Petersburg, Va., in early 1865. Post War Record: Lawyer. At Washington and Lee College from 1874-1875. (Some records spell name "Blume"). Died- December 6, 1886.
Photograph:No digital image available