Sudden Death of Gen. Blanchard. For the past two weeks Gen. Justus W. Blanch- ard, an old and highly respected citizen of Al- bany, has been visiting his neice, Mrs. Ira Wood, in this city. Gen. Blanchard for some time past has been subject to epileptic fits, and was seized with one yesterday efternoon, at the residence of his relative, No. 8 Granger Place, and though medical aid was immediately summoned, the attack proved fatal, the sufferer dying a very few moments after he was taken. General Blanchard was born in Albany, where he was widely and favorably known. Previous to the breaking out of the rebellion he was for four years Captain of the Albany Burgess Corps. At the breaking out of the war he entered the army and served several years faithfully, being brevetted Brigadier General in 1865. The de- ceased was at one time in command at New Or- leans. He was appointed Keeper of the Arsenal at Albany by General Dix. He leaves an only son, residing in Fordham, N.Y. The remains willbe taken to Albany via the 8:10 train this evening. The funeral services will be held in Albany to-morrow afternoon.