Algernon Sydney Cabell (1834 - 1898)

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About Algernon Sydney Cabell

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Major Cabell was a native of Virginia and one of seven sons of Gen. B. W. L. Cabell, of Danville, Va. Six of the sons were in the Confederate army at the same time. Deceased moved to Arkansas in 1853. He married in that state and has resided there ever since. He was a gallant soldier in the Confederate service. He commanded a company at Oak Hill, where he was wounded on the 10th day of August, 1861. He was also at the battle of Elk Horn. After that, he was assigned to duty as quartermaster with the rank of major, and he served on the staffs of Generals Steele and E. Kirby Smith until the close of the war.

He was a Mason of high standing. He was sheriff of Logan county for a number of years and at the time of his death, commander of Camp Ben McCulloch, U. C. V. He leaves a widow, three sons and four daughters. His eldest son is now lieutenant colonel of the second regiment of Arkansas volunteers and captain in the eighth cavalry United State army. Major Cabell was one of the best known men in Western Arkansas, Indian Territory and North Texas. He had the confidence and respect of the people wherever he lived. His death leaves his brothers, Gen. W. L. Cabell, of Dallas, Texas, and Col. Geo. C. Cabell, of Danville, Va., the only survivors of the seven sons of Gen. B. W. L. Cabell.

- August 21, 1898, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 5, col. 3.

-------------------- Husband of Mary A Carroll.

He was a Younger Brother of Gen. W. L. Cabell.

Major A. S. Cabell died at his home at Charleston, Ark., on the 15th inst., and was buried with Masonic honors on the 16th. Major Cabell was a native of Virginia and one of seven sons of Gen. B. W. L. Cabell, of Danville, Va. Six of the sons were in the Confederate army at the same time. Deceased moved to Arkansas in 1853. He married in that state and has resided there ever since. He was a gallant soldier in the Confederate service. He commanded a company at Oak Hill, where he was wounded on the 10th day of August, 1861. He was also at the battle of Elk Horn. After that, he was assigned to duty as quartermaster with the rank of major, and he served on the staffs of Generals Steele and E. Kirby Smith until the close of the war. He was a Mason of high standing. He was sheriff of Logan county for a number of years and at the time of his death, commander of Camp Ben McCulloch, U. C. V. He leaves a widow, three sons and four daughters. His eldest son is now lieutenant colonel of the second regiment of Arkansas volunteers and captain in the eighth cavalry United State army. Major Cabell was one of the best known men in Western Arkansas, Indian Territory and North Texas. He had the confidence and respect of the people wherever he lived. His death leaves his brothers, Gen. W. L. Cabell, of Dallas, Texas, and Col. Geo. C. Cabell, of Danville, Va., the only survivors of the seven sons of Gen. B. W. L. Cabell. - August 21, 1898, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 5, col. 3.


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Major Algernon S. Cabell (CSA)'s Timeline

1834
August 15, 1834
1861
1861
Age 26
1898
August 15, 1898
Age 64
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Sacred Heart Cemetery Charleston Franklin County Arkansas