Henry H. Blanchard, Civil War Soldier


Henry H. Blanchard
Born in Monson, Mass._Son of Hiram Blanchard,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
From the formation of the company until the regiment arrived from North Carolina at Baltimore, Md. July 1st 1863, Blanchard performed his part in all duties and movements, excepting the 2nd Trent Road reconnaissance.
During the voyage from Newbern to Baltimore, he took cold and was sick a few days at Baltimore, but did not enter the hospital. Meantime the regiment started on the march through Maryland, and Blanchard remained to do guard duty.
Returned to Chicopee, via Boston with the sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass. Died in Chicopee Jan 19. 1895.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Henry H. Blanchard, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 19, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2562.