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 Virginius Dabney Sr.

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Virginius Dabney Sr.

Birth
Elmington, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jun 1894 (aged 59)
New York, USA
Burial Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11261697 · View Source
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Dabney, Virginius, author, b. at Elmington, Gloucester co., Va., 15 Feb., 1835. He was graduated at the University of Virginia in 1855, and practised law. But he had abandoned this profession for literature when the civil war began in 1861. He became a staff officer in the Confederate army, and served through the war. He has published "The Story of Don Miff, as told by his Friend, John Bouche Whacker, a Symphony of Life" (Philadelphia, 1886). This book reached its fourth edition in six months.
Source: Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography, Vol. II, New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1887


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  • Created by: S.G. Thompson
  • Added: 29 Jun 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11261697
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/11261697/virginius-dabney : accessed ), memorial page for Virginius Dabney Sr. (15 Feb 1835–2 Jun 1894), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11261697, citing University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium, Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by S.G. Thompson (contributor 46616521) .