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Gen Agustus Alexandria Chapman
Birth: Mar. 9, 1805
Death: Jun. 7, 1876

Confederate Army Brigadier General, US Congressman. Born Augustus Alexandria Chapman, in Union, Monroe County, Virginia, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced to practice law in his home town of Union, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1835-41). In 1843, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1847. After his term, he again served as a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1857-61). With the outbreak of the Civil War, he was appointed Brigadier General of the Virginia State militia in 1861, commanded his corps at the battles in the Kanawha Valley and his son Captain George Berne Chapman, Brigadier General Chapman's artillery battery. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death at age 73 in Hinton, West Virginia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henley Chapman (1779 - 1864)
  Mary Alexander Chapman (1784 - 1837)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Rankin Beirne Chapman (1812 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  George Beirne Chapman (1841 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agustus Alexandria Chapman (1805 - 1876)
  Manilius Chapman (1806 - 1883)*
  Armentia Dormer Chapman French (1808 - 1876)*
  Elvina Chapman Pendleton (1811 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Hill Cemetery
Union
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2003
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Gen Agustus Alexandria Chapman
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- Åke Frisk
 Added: Mar. 10, 2014
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- Lola Haffcke
 Added: Apr. 15, 2011
He was a confederate general of malita during the civil war. He was the father of Capt. George Berne Chapman of Chapman's Battery
- Tim & Shirley Boggs
 Added: Jan. 2, 2011
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