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 [decorative delimiter] Class of May 6, 1861

Vol. II

(Born Va.)

Nathaniel R. Chambliss

(Ap'd Ten.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1856, to May 6, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 6, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861, in drilling Volunteers at Washington, D. C., May 6‑25, 1861.

Dismissed, May 25, 1861, "Having Tendered his Resignation
to avoid being called upon for Active Service."

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics in the University of Alabama, 1869‑70. Planter on the Alabama River, near Selma, Ala., 1866‑69, and since 1870.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Nathaniel Rives Chambliss)

Died March 7, 1897, at Baltimore, Md.: Aged 62.

Buried, Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, AL.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1897, for an obituary notice.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he was appointed Major, June 9, 1862; in 1862 he served as Chief of Ordnance, Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Hardee's Division; in 1863‑64 he commanded the arsenal of Charleston, S. C.

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