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 Posted: Thu Apr 12th, 2007 06:42 am
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Texas Defender

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   Charles Marshall was appointed to Lee's staff as an aide-de-camp. In this capacity, as a major, he served during 1862 and 1863. Later, as a lieutenant colonel, he was an assistant adjutant general (1864). He accompanied General Lee to the surrender meeting at Wilmer McLean's house in April of 1865.

   I believe that he was the grand nephew of Chief Justice John Marshall, but I haven't gotten into his genealogy.

   Here is a picture of his tombstone in Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore:


Charles Marshall (1830 - 1902) - Find A Grave Memorial

   Here is a book that might answer your other questions: Lee's Aide-de-Camp: Books: Charles Marshall,Frederick Maurice,Gary W. Gallagher


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