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Capt Jehu Foster Marshall
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1817
Death: Aug. 29, 1862

Born in South Carolina on August 28, 1817, Marshall attended and graduated from South Carolina College in 1837. He then became a lawyer in Abbeville. A man of "acute intelligence, great tact, of affable and cordial address," Marshall then served a stint with the Palmetto Regiment in the Mexican War.
After the War, he married and served in the South Carolina legislature from 1848 to 1862.

Marshall became the lieutenant colonel of the Rifles on July 20, 1861. He rose to the rank of colonel on January 29, 1862. While leading the regiment against a "furious assault", he was mortally wounded in the fighting at Second Manassas on the day after his 45th birthday. He survived but an hour. He had earned the "highest regard of the brigade" and his loss was considered great. Marshall was buried in Abbeville.

[from 'And Then A.P. Hill Came Up.' Copyright 1997 - 2010 by Jen Goellnitz]
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Marshall (1789 - 1861)
  Eliza Clopton Foster Marshall (1797 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth DeBruhl Marshall (1823 - 1863)
 
 Siblings:
  Jehu Foster Marshall (1817 - 1862)
  Joseph Warren Waldo Marshall (1821 - 1904)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Marshall Sproull (1823 - 1906)*
  Mary Jane Marshall Orr (1826 - 1898)*
  Kittie Frances Marshall Williams (1837 - 1912)*
  Kitty F Williams (1887 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JEHU FOSTER MAHSHALL(sic)
Born Aug 26, 1817
Killed in battle Aug. 29, 1862
Served thro the Mexican War
as Captain of the Abbeville
Volunteers, Palmetto Reg.
On his return from Mexico
elected state senator for
Abbeville District, which office
he held until his death.

[Monument Reverse]
At the commencement of the
war he offerred his services to
the Confederate Government.
Was Colonel of the First Regiment
of Rifles, South Carolina Volunteers.
He fell at the Second Battle of Manasas.



 
Note: Stone has birth date of Aug 26, 1817, but records show August 28, 1817. Given that the last name of the deceased was mis-engraved 'MAHSHALL', chances of error are high the birth date may be wrong.
 
Burial:
Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
Abbeville
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: sticksandstones
Record added: Dec 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63498264
Capt Jehu Foster Marshall
Added by: David J. Rutledge
 
Capt Jehu Foster Marshall
Added by: sticksandstones
 
Capt Jehu Foster Marshall
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- Charlotte Ann Marshall-Kilvington
 Added: Dec. 18, 2012
Confederate States Of America Veteran. The Cause You Strove To Win Was Lost, But Honor, Duty, And Rights are Worth Fighting For. Thank You. May You Rest In Peace.
- Record Hunter
 Added: Feb. 15, 2012

- Patricia Davidson
 Added: Aug. 27, 2011
 
 
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