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 William B. Blatt

William B. Blatt

Birth
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 May 1864 (aged 21–22)
Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 27, Site 18
Memorial ID 8111017 · View Source
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Civil War Union Soldier. He enlisted at age 19 as a Private with Company K of the 49th Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry on August 18, 1861, and transferred to Company B on January 1, 1863. He was killed in action during the Spotsylvania Court House Campaign on May 13, 1864. Blatt was buried on Saturday, May 14, 1864, thus becoming the first battle casualty interred at Arlington. His stone lists his name as "W. B. Blatt".

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  • Added: 21 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8111017
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William B. Blatt (c.1842–13 May 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8111017, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .