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Blazo, Erza G. (Civil War correspondence and photographs)
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This collection contains 25 letters from Pvt. Ezra G. Blazo, USA during the Civil War, as well as 46 photographs and 28 legal documents.
Private Ezra G. Blazo, United States Army (1833 - 1863) of the 20th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers (Company A) was born in Maine to parents Ebenezer and Elizabeth Gibbs Blazo. He had a younger brother, Amos. He married Emily W. Nickerson in Lowell, Massachusetts in November of 1854. The couple had one child the following year, a son named William W. Blazo. Ezra enlisted in 1861 under the alias Charles G. Blazo, and died in a hospital in St. Louis in September 1863.
.6 Linear Feet (14 folders)
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