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 Benjamin Cudworth Yancey

Benjamin Cudworth Yancey

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Death 24 Oct 1891 (aged 74)
Burial Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 8260341 · View Source
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According to the University of North Carolina, Yancey was a "planter, lawyer, antebellum Alabama newspaper editor, Democratic state legislator in South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia; U.S. minister to Argentina; Confederate officer in Virginia, 1861, and Georgia militia officer in the Atlanta Campaign, 1864; publisher of postwar agricultural journals and promoter of agricultural societies, business, and industry in Georgia; and brother of William Lowndes Yancey.

Many of Yancey's papers are on file at the UNC Library.

He was a member of Cobb's Legion, CSA.

inscription:
True Man, True Hero
True Philanthropist
Thy Golden Motto
"Duty Without Fear"


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  • Maintained by: djyancey
  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 11 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8260341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Cudworth Yancey (27 Apr 1817–24 Oct 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8260341, citing Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by djyancey (contributor 48011771) .