Robert Brank Vance

Robert Brank Vance

Birth
Death 28 Nov 1899 (aged 71)
Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 11095 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman. Prior to the Civil War, he was a clerk of the court of pleas in North Carolina, 1848 to 1856. During the Civil War, he served as Colonel of the 29th North Carolina Regiment and was appointed Brigadier General in 1863, serving until the war's end. In 1873, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third Congess and to the five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1885. Not a candidate for renomination, he served in the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1894 to 1896.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Brank Vance (24 Apr 1828–28 Nov 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11095, citing Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .