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Charles Scott Venable
Birth: Apr. 19, 1827
Prince Edward County, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1900, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Attended Hampden Sydney College, graduated at age 15. Part of an astronomical expedition to the Labrador Coast; taught math at Hampden Sydney, University of Georgia, in Europe, and at South Carolina College. Enlisted in the Hampton Legion. Joined the staff of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in April 1862. He rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel serving on Lee's staff as an aide-de-camp for the entire War. Post-War, he married twice. He wrote almost a dozen math books and served as a math professor at the University of Virginia after the War. His papers are at the Virginia Historical Society, University of North Carolina, and the University of South Carolina. He also wrote memoirs; his war letters are at the University of Virginia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel E Venable (1791 - 1847)
  Mary Embra Scott Venable (1793 - 1865)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Southall Venable (1834 - 1920)*
  Margaret Cantey McDowell Venable (1836 - 1874)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Preston Venable (1856 - 1934)*
  Charles S Venable (1866 - 1867)*
  Charles Scott Venable (1877 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Priscilla Venable Venable (1815 - 1881)*
  Agnes Catherine Venable McGehee (1817 - 1897)*
  Sarah Scott Venable (1821 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Goodridge Venable Carrington (1823 - 1874)*
  Samuel Woodson Venable (1825 - 1897)*
  Charles Scott Venable (1827 - 1900)
  Nathaniel Henry Venable (1829 - 1868)*
  Frances Isabelle Venable Carrington (1838 - 1885)*
  Paul Carrington Venable (1840 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium
Charlottesville
Charlottesville City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 26, 2004
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 6, 2014

- DENA ANN
 Added: Apr. 19, 2014
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Sep. 16, 2013
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