Person:George Blick (1)

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Cpl. George Richard Blick
b.7 Aug 1842
d.10 Jan 1909
m. 12 Jun 1832
  1. Mary Elizabeth Blick1833 - 1904
  2. James Blick1835 -
  3. Dr. Lieutenant Joseph Arrington Blick1836 - 1914
  4. Benjamin BlickAbt 1837 -
  5. William A. BlickAbt 1839 - 1863
  6. Cpl. George Richard Blick1842 - 1909
Facts and Events
Name Cpl. George Richard Blick
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 Aug 1842
Occupation[2]
Other[1][4] 9 Feb 1863 Confederate States of America Military
Other[1][5] 1865 Military
Death[1] 10 Jan 1909
Burial[2] Brunswick Co., VABlick Family Cemetery at the old Col. Blick place near Edgerton, south of Smoky Ordinary, Brunswick Co., VA
Other[1][3] 1863–1864 Military
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Dr. William M. Pritchett, Civil War Soldiers from Brunswick COunty, Virginia (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 20
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  2. 2.0 2.1 Dr. William M. Pritchett, Civil War Soldiers from Brunswick COunty, Virginia (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 20
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  3. George served through the campaigns and battles of 1863 and 1864, and without any noteworthy incidents, that is, no record of him having been sick or wounded remains. He presumably was at Gettysburg when his brother William was killed assaulting the Federal lines 3 July 1863. He was promoted to corporal of the company.
  4. Joined the Ebenezer Grays from Brunswick County, VA, now Company E, 56th Infantry Regiment.
  5. George returned to the front at Petersburg and participated in the final action there. Captured at Hatchers Run 31 March 1865, he was imprisoned at Point Lookout, MD, where he was held until 23 Jun 1865. After signing the Oath of Allegiance to the U.S. he was permitted to return home and to his bride of only a few months.