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Vandeventer, Alexander Spottswood

Vandeventer, Alexander Spottswood

Alexander Spottswood Vandeventer
Colonel, 50th Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA
Mayor of Fayetteville, AR
Helped found University of Arkansas Law School
Deputy Marshall for Indian Territory under Judge Isaac C. Parker
Tombstone lists Brevet as Brigadier General but confirming Confederate records not extant

Son of William Vandeventer and Martha Clark
born 09 Nov 1840 in Jonesville, Lee Co., VA
Attended Tazewell Seminary
married Mollie Ann Patton on 25 Apr 1866 in Nebraska City, NE
died 07 Apr 1910 in Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR
buried at Elmwood Cemetery near the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, AR


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