James Blackstock was born 1 October 1839 in Henry County, Georgia to Wilson Blackstock (1812) and Sarah Humphrey (1812-1869) and died 6 October 1861 in Haralson County, Georgia of unspecified causes. Ancestors are from the United States.
Civil War Service
The date of death given is October 1861. However, this is also the date of the creation of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment that had a James N. Blackstock. The men of the 35th were recruited in the counties of Troup, Haralson, Bartow, Walton, Chattooga, Harris, and Gwinnett. James' brother Moses died in 1861, the date known at the time of this writing is 6 Feb 1861, which was months prior to the beginning of hostilities at the Battle of Fort Sumter.
Sarah Blackstock, James' mother, applied for any unpaid monies due James. It states she his mother and is the legal heir. This also indicates that James was not married. The Civil War records also indicate that James died in Richmond, Virginia. The records are available online at footnote.com