CS Young, Henry Edward

Henry Edward Young
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Born: August 9, 1831
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Birthplace: Grahamville, South Carolina

Father: Rev. Thomas John Young 1803 – 1852

Mother: Anna Rebecca “Dowdy” Gourdin 1805 – 1881

1st​ Wife: Bettina Cabiness 1846 – 1869
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

2nd​ Wife: Elizabeth Underwood Rutledge 1852 – 1918
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Children:

Anna Cabaness Young 1867 – 1869​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Bettina Cabaniss Young 1869 – 1870​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Arthur Rutledge Young 1876 – 1947​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Joseph Rutledge Young 1881 – 1936​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Education:

Graduated from South Carolina College
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Studied Law at the University of Berlin, in Prussia​

Occupation before War:

1855: Admitted to the South Carolina Bar​
Attorney in Charleston, South Carolina​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Captain and Assistant Adjutant to General Drayton​
1862: Relieved from duty at his own risk​
1862: Captain and Volunteer Aide to Brig. General David R. Jones​
1862: Staff Officer on the Staff of General R. H. Anderson​
1862: Volunteer Aide on Lt. General Longstreet’s Staff​
1862 – 1863: Court Martial Duty until assigned on Lee’s Staff​
1862 – 1864: Captain and Assistant Adjutant on General Lee’s Staff​
1862 – 1865: Judge Advocate General on the Staff of General Lee​
1864 – 1865: Major and Assistant Adjutant on General Lee’s Staff​
1865: Paroled at Appomattox, Virginia​

Occupation after War:

Shortly after the War, began practicing law as an Attorney in Charleston, South Carolina at the firm Rutledge & Young​
Founding member of the American Bar Association​
1887: Dissolved Law partnership at Rutledge & Young​
1889: President of the South Carolina Bar Association​
About 1899: Attorney in Charleston, South Carolina at the firm Young & Young​

Died: April 9, 1918

Place of Death: Charleston, South Carolina

Age at time of Death: 86 years old

Burial Place: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
 
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One newspaper article states that Col. Briscoe B. Baldwin was "perhaps" Lee's last surviving staff member. Another claims that honor belongs to Col. Henry E. Young. I would tend to believe the one about Young as he outlived Baldwin by about 20 years.
 
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