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 Charles Scott Venable

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Charles Scott Venable Famous memorial

Birth
Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Death
11 Aug 1900 (aged 73)
Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA
Plot
A 052-03
Memorial ID
8683238 View Source

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Attended Hampden Sydney College, graduated at age 15. Part of an astronomical expedition to the Labrador Coast; taught math at Hampden Sydney, University of Georgia, in Europe, and at South Carolina College. Enlisted in the Hampton Legion. Joined the staff of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in April 1862. He rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel serving on Lee's staff as an aide-de-camp for the entire War. Post-War, he married twice. He wrote almost a dozen math books and served as a math professor at the University of Virginia after the War. His papers are at the Virginia Historical Society, University of North Carolina, and the University of South Carolina. He also wrote memoirs; his war letters are at the University of Virginia.

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Attended Hampden Sydney College, graduated at age 15. Part of an astronomical expedition to the Labrador Coast; taught math at Hampden Sydney, University of Georgia, in Europe, and at South Carolina College. Enlisted in the Hampton Legion. Joined the staff of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in April 1862. He rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel serving on Lee's staff as an aide-de-camp for the entire War. Post-War, he married twice. He wrote almost a dozen math books and served as a math professor at the University of Virginia after the War. His papers are at the Virginia Historical Society, University of North Carolina, and the University of South Carolina. He also wrote memoirs; his war letters are at the University of Virginia.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: aphillcsa
  • Added: 26 Apr 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8683238
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8683238/charles-scott-venable: accessed ), memorial page for Charles Scott Venable (19 Apr 1827–11 Aug 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8683238, citing University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium, Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .