Category: Civil War – Blaisdell History

Civil War Solider’s Widow Appeals for Help

[Helen Amanda (Sampson) Blaisdell, 1843-1927, Moline, Illinois, widow ofCaptain James M. Blaisdell, 1835-1897, 9th New Hampshire Regiment, wrote the following letter June 3, 1914 — 17 years after her husband’s death — to the U.S. Pension Office.] Dear Sir,I am the widow of James Blaisdell, Co. H, 9th NH Regiment. I will do the best […]