Civil War Confederate Officer. West Point Class 1861 (May).
Member Loretta Castaldi ( ID #47472615) provided the following:
"Alexandria Gazette (Alexandria, D.C.) March 8, 1897 page 2
Major Nathaniel R. Chambliss, of Selma, Ala., aged sixty-two years, died suddenly yesterday in the Baltimore Cathedral shortly before the 11 o’clock mass. Heart disease was the cause. Major Chambliss had gone to the Cathedral, accompanied by is wife and son, to hear Cardinal Gibbons preach. Mr. Chambliss was born in Greenville county, Va., and graduated at West Point in 1851. He served in the Confederate army. "