Daniel A. Youngblood enlisted in Captain James P. McMullen’s Infantry Company on July 20th, 1861 and mustered out October 20th, 1861.
He was mustered into Confederate service on May 15th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.
He was present until November 3rd, 1862 when he was reported sick in the hospital at Knoxville, Tennessee.
He was reported absent without leave at Old Tampa, Florida beginning on December 15th, 1862. He never returned to the company, and was declared a deserter on the Muster Roll for November and December, 1863.