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Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass

Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass

Birth
Death 28 Sep 1896 (aged 65)
Burial New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 28306272 · View Source
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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.



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  • Created by: Bernd Doss
  • Added: 15 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28306272
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Lachlan Cumming Vass (20 Mar 1831–28 Sep 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28306272, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Bernd Doss (contributor 46966885) .