Jacob A. Blackington

First Name: Jacob
Middle Name(s): A.
Last Name: Blackington
Unit: 
Co. F, 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Rank: 
private
Residence (County): 
Norfolk County, MA
Biography: 

Jacob A. Blackington (usually spelled Blackinton) was from Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He, along with his brother Lyman D. Blackington, mustered into service as privates in Co. F, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on August 28, 1861. According to his service records, Jacob was 21 and employed as a jeweller. Jacob was wounded (place and date not reported) and mustered out as a corporal on August 28, 1864. The letters were written to his sister, Hannah (b. ca. 1844), who lived in North Attleboro, Massachusetts with her widowed mother, Keziah Blackington (b. ca. 1807), and possibly to his youngest brother Lewis (b. ca. 1846). The collection also includes letters written by Andrew B. Blackington.

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
12780 Blackington7 Lyman D. Blackington , Jacob A. Blackington Keziah Blackington , Hannah Blackington , Lewis Blackington Poolesville, MD North Attleboro, MA
12803 Blackngton27 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Warrenton, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12789 Blackington16 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12777 Blackington6 October 16, 1861 Jacob A. Blackington “Dear friend” MD
12782 Blackington9 December 15, 1861 Jacob A. Blackington “Dear friend” MD
12788 Blackington15 February 15, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington , Keziah Blackington MD North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12791 Blackington17 July 10, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Keziah Blackington Harrison's Landing, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12792 Blackington18 July 18, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Harrison's Landing, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12794 Blackington20 July 31, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Harrison's Landing, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12795 Blackington21 August 6, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Harrison's Landing, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12797 Blackington22 October 4, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Bolivar, WV North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12798 Blackington23 October 7, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Harpers Ferry, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12799 Blackington24 October 14, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Bolivar, WV North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12800 Blackington25 October 22, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Bolivar, WV North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA
12801 Blackington26 November 10, 1862 Jacob A. Blackington Hannah Blackington Warrenton, VA North Attleboro, Bristol County, MA

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