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Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1831
Death: Sep. 28, 1896

Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia; given birth name is Lachlan Comyn Vass.
Son of James Vass & his 2nd wife, Elizabeth Brayne Maury. Brother of Siffrein Maury, Roslyn (Comyn) Cumming, Alexander Fridge, Mildred Jane,
Isabella Roberts; half-brother of James (Comyn) Cumming, Edmund Brooke, Douglas, and Horatio Penrose, all born to James and his 1st wife, Susannah Brooke.

Field & Staff, 27th Virginia Infantry, Stonewall Brigade, Jackson's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted on 12/4/1862, he was commissioned into Field & Staff VA 27th Infantry as a Chaplain.
POW 7/10/1864 Frederick, MD.; confined Baltimore, MD.; exchanged 8/12/1864.
Transferred 8/13/1864 Petersburg, VA.
No further record.

Bio History provided by Dan Janzegershave his diary from 1862 - 1889.
aka "BigFrench" (Find-A-Grave contributor)

A 1850 graduate of Princeton University.

Elizabeth Maury Vass Wilkerson, great granddaughter of Chaplain Lachlan C. Vass I. is in possession of the Rev. L.C.Vass's diary from 1862 - 1889. It has been edited and published in book form: Diary of Rev. L.C. Vass, Chaplain, Stonewall Brigade, pub. by Author House 2003. The book provides additional information on her great, great grandmother Elizabeth Brayne Maury and other persons that may be of interest to descendants and researchers.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Vass (1770 - 1837)
  Elizabeth Brayne Maury Vass (1785 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Eliza Jones Vass (1836 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Leah Allen Vass (1869 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Maury Vass (1870 - ____)*
  Lachlan Cumming Vass (1872 - 1962)*
  Eleanor Shine Vass (1873 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Brooke Vass (____ - 1839)**
  Douglas Vass (1805 - 1855)**
  Mildred Jane Vass (1824 - 1831)*
  Isabella Roberts Vass (1828 - 1831)*
  Lachlan Cumming Vass (1831 - 1896)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Bernd Doss
Record added: Jul 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28306272
Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass
Added by: Clifford Mullis
 
Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass
Added by: Bernd Doss
 
Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass
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- Love & Prayers~Moongraver
 Added: Sep. 25, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Apr. 13, 2011
Rest in peace...
- Nahm
 Added: Nov. 14, 2010
 
 
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