Lt. Colonel Charles Marshall
Portrayed by Brad Schmehl

COLONEL CHARLES MARSHALL, was born at Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia, on October 12, 1830. His great-grandfather, Thomas Marshall, commanded the Third Virginia Regiment in the Revolutionary War. Thomas Marshall's eldest son, John Marshall, was Chief Justice of the United States and Charles Marshall's greatuncle -- he being descended from a younger brother. Charles graduated from the University of Virginia with the degree of M.A. in 1849, and for a few years was a professor at the University of Indiana. He then began to study law, and had established a practice in Baltimore when the Civil War broke out. He went at once to Virginia, but as he was in a very poor state of health he had considerable difficulty in finding a place in the Confederate Army. At the beginning of 1862, however, his health improved, and as he tells us, he was appointed Aide-de-Camp to General R. E. Lee on March 21 of that year.

Colonel Marshall is most remembered for accompanying General Robert E. Lee to the surrender at Appomattox and is portrayed by Brad Schmehl the artist.

Brad has been reenacting for some time and is a very good period artist. To view or purchase his work you can go to www.bradleyschmehl.biz

Lt. Colonel Charles Marshall portrayed by Brad Schmehl
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