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Name:Henry Clay Chamblin
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:Henry Clay Chamblin, Class of 1866: Born- ca. 1844 near Round Hill Loudoun, Co. VA. Father- Mason Chamblin; Mother- Duannes Vanderventer. Pat. Grandfather- Charles Chamblin; Pat. Grandmother- Ruth Jared. Mat. Grandfather- Issac Vanderventer; Mat. Grandmother- Anna Means. Married- LaFonde Palmer daughter of George S. Palmer of Richmond, Va. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI Jan. 9, 1862; Resigned Jan. 28, 1864 at father's request. Civil War Service: Served as Private in Col. J.S. Mosby's Regiment of the 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; Captured at "Lawrell" May 28, 1864; Held at Old Capitol Prison, DC and Ft. Warren, Ma.; Released on oath Jun. 10, 1865. Careers: Farmer; President of Richmond Stove Co.; Breeder of Trotting Horses. Died- Sept. 7, 1899.
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