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Capt Robert Carter Randolph, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1840
Clarke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1864
Frederick County
Virginia, USA

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Carter Randolph (1808 - 1887)
  Lucy Nelson Wellford Randolph (1810 - 1882)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Burwell Randolph Smith (1831 - 1899)*
  Susan Wellford Randolph Randolph (1835 - 1896)*
  William Wellford Randolph (1837 - 1864)*
  Philip Burwell Randolph (1838 - 1857)*
  Robert Carter Randolph (1840 - 1864)
  Thomas Hugh Burwell Randolph (1843 - 1900)*
  Lucy Wellford Randolph (1850 - 1850)*
  Mary Cary Randolph (1851 - 1935)*
  Catharine Isham Randolph (1853 - 1854)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Front:
Captain Robert Carter Randolph
Qui A. D. MDCCCLXIV
quum suae patriae antehac liberae Virginiae. Jura prastina et sacrata pie defenderet Est Trucidatus per ministros erroris fanatici usurpationisque injuriosae, Auspice qui Praeses Civitatt; Federat: Amer; primus per factiones creatus Jura Civitatum impie violabat.

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Captain Randolph Company C, 2nd Regiment Virginia Vol. Stonewall Brigade; Was Killed in the act of leading his Company into the first charge at the battle of Belle Grove, Frederick County, October 19, 1864 in the 25th year of his age.

Fallest thou son of my future hope shall O never see thee more. When others hear of their Sons Shall I never hear of thee. The battle shall be fought without thee.
The valiant must fall in their day and be no more known on their hills.

But the night dew that falls tho in silence weeps, shall brighten with verdure the grave where he sleeps, and the tear that we shed tho in secret it rolls, shall long keep his memory green in our souls.

"Farewell then, for a while farewell Child of my heart it cannot be that long we dwell, Thus torn apart, Times shadows like the shuttle flee and dark be were life's night may be, Beyond the grave I'll meet with thee, "My own dear boy".
 
Burial:
Old Chapel Cemetery
Millwood
Clarke County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: ProjectMgr
Originally Created by: 46877736
Record added: Mar 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18544418
 

 
 
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