- Born: Cir 1831, Granville Co., N.C.
- Marriage: Martha G. Currin on 23 Dec 1857 in Granville Co., N.C.
- Died: After 1870, Oak Hill, Granville Co., North Carolina
Pomphret Blackwell enlisted in Company K, 55th Infantry Regiment North Carolina as a Private on February 10, 1863 at the age of 36. He was taken POW on July 14, 1863 at Falling Waters, MD and confined on July 21, 1863 at Point Lookout, MD. He was paroled on March 16, 1864 at Point Lookout, MD and exchanged on March 20, 1864 at City Point, VA. He was once again taken POW on August 20, 1864 at Globe Tavern, VA and confined on August 24, 1864 at Point Lookout, MD. He was then paroled on March 14, 1865 at Point Lookout, MD and exchanged on March 16, 1865 at Boulware's Wharf, VA.
The 1870 Federal Census, North Carolina, Granville Co., Oak Hill records Pomphrey (39) and Martha (38) Blackwell with children William (8), Luetta (7), Sallie (5), Edward (4), Fleming (1). Next door is his brother William Blackwell (42) and wife Martha (35). Also in the household are Rebecca (32), Elizabeth (29), Malinda (24), James (15), Nancy (13), Stephen (9), Robert (7), and Windfield (8). Rebecca, Elizabeth, and Malinda are sisters of Phomprey and William (which is an indication by this time of the deaths of their parents, Stephen and Isabella). The others are his children.
Pomphret married Martha G. Currin on 23 Dec 1857 in Granville Co., N.C. (Martha G. Currin was born circa 1832 in North Carolina and died after 1870 in Oak Hill, Granville Co., North Carolina.)