George Craghead Cabell(1836 - 1906)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Virginia Infantry
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He practiced law and edited Danville's Democratic Appeal before the Civil War, and was elected the city's Commonwealth Attorney in September 1858.
The remainder of the War:
In October 1863 he was made provost-marshal of the city of Petersburg, and by the battle of the Wilderness (May 1864) he was Lt Colonel in command of the Regiment.
After the War:
He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1887) from Virginia.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Cabell Family Papers, UVa.; and his US Congress bio (which apparently spells his middle name wrong).
|Birth Date: 1/25/1836 Place of Birth: Danville, VA |
College: U of Virginia, Law Graduating Year: 1857
Death Date: 6/23/1906 Death Place: Baltimore, MD Burial Place: Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, VA
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