GRAVE OF GEN . JOHN R . CHAMBLISS , JR . Brig . Gen . John Randolph Chambliss , ...
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Description: GRAVE OF GEN . JOHN R . CHAMBLISS , JR . Brig . Gen . John Randolph Chambliss , Jr . , C . S . A . , is buried just west of here . Born in Hicksford ( present day Emporia ) on 23 January 1833 , Chambliss graduated from the U . S . Military Academy at West Point in 1853 . During the Civil War , he commanded the 41st Virginia Infantry Regiment in the Seven Days campaign . He next led the 13th Virginia Cavalry and served under J . E . B . Stuart . Chambliss was killed in an engagement on the Charles City Road east of Richmond on 16 August 1864 . His former West Point schoolmate , Union Brig . Gen . David M . Gregg , took charge of the body and sent it home . Department of Historic Resources , 1993
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