Colonel Joseph Cabell (CSA)

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Joseph Robert Cabell, (CSA)

Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Death: Died
Cause of death: KIA battle of Drury's Bluff
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. General Benjamin W.S. Cabell, (War of 1812) and Sarah Epes Cabell
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Pothress Stith
Brother of Pocahontas Rebecca Hairston; John Roy Cabell, M.D.; Virginia J Cabell; Brig. Gen. William Lewis Cabell (CSA) ("Old Tige"); Dr. Powhatan Bolling Cabell and 4 others

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About Colonel Joseph Cabell (CSA)

Joseph Robert Cabell was a son of Gen. Benjamin W.S. Cabell, a veteran of the War of 1812. The Cabell family plot is marked by a tall brownstone column.He is buried with his brother Benjamin Edward Cabell. Joseph, like his brother Benjamin, was killed in action during the Civil War. Joseph died at the Battle of Drury's Bluff while serving as his regiment's commander.

He was a Captain in Company E, 38th Infantry Regiment VA and promoted to Colonel 11/15/1863.

He married Mary Elizabeth Irby on December 16, 1863.

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Colonel Joseph Cabell (CSA)'s Timeline

May 28, 1840
Danville, Virginia, United States
May 10, 1864
Age 23