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T.E. Blanchard


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Date: 1/31/2019 at 08:41:51

The History of Jackson County, Iowa, containing A History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc.,
Biographical Sketches of Citizens, War of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, History of the Northwest, History of Iowa, Map of Jackson County, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, &c., &c. Illustrated. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879. page 622

T.E.BLANCHARD, of the firm Gregory & Blanchard, attorneys at law; is a native of Jackson Co., Iowa, and was born Feb. 15, 1842; he lived near Sabula, until 18 years of age; enlisted in August, 1862, in the 24th I.V.L. and was Sargeant of Co. A; he was in all the battles of the regiment; among the most severe engagements was the battles of Port Gibson, Cahmpion Hill, siege of Vicksburg; Winchester, Fisher's Hill and Cedar Creek; he was wounded twice in the last battle at Cedar Creek; honorably dischared in May, 1865; after his return to Iowa, he engaged in teaching in the Commercial College, in Burlington, for a time, then returned here, and served as Deputy County Recorder; he was appointed County Auditor, to fill a vacancy; was elected to the same office in 1869, was re-elected in 1871; he read law, and was admitted to the bar in January, 1878; he has held town and school offices. In 1862, he married Miss Sarah E. Walker, a native of Sabula, Jackson Co., Iowa; they have four children--Minnie A., Edward P., Lucella M. and Edna.


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