UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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John Randolph Chambliss, ca 1831- d.1864

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1831 ca
Place of Birth: Virginia
Date of Death: 1864.08.16
Place of Death: Deep Bottom, Henrico County, VA

Identity:

Brig. Commander John Randolph Chambliss was a professional soldier.

Life:

Two years senior to Whistler at West Point, he resigned soon after graduating. He served in the Confederate States cavalry, becoming Brigadier General, and was killed at Deep Bottom in 1864.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Militery Academy, West Point, 1980.