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C. Irvine Walker Edit Profile

confederate military officer.

C. Irvine Walker, American confederate military officer. member South Carolina. Chickamauga Monument Commission.

Background

Walker, C. Irvine was born on February 14, 1842 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph and Cornelia M. Walker.

Education

Graduate South Carolina. Military Academy, Charleston, South Carolina., April 1861.

Career

Clair, of Georgetown, South Carolina., June 20, 1866. Entered C.S.A., April 1861, and rose to rank of lieutenant-colonel 10th South Carolina. Regiment; established business of Walker, Evans & Cogswell, Charleston, South Carolina., 1868, and continued at its head until May 1900.

Lieutenant-general commanding Army Northern Virginia Department U.C.V. since 1902, and succeeded General George W. Gordon as commander U.C.V., on latter’s death, August 1911. Now honorary commander-in-chief U.C.V. Member South Carolina.

Chickamauga Monument Commission. Prominent in movement for monuments to the Women of Confederacy. Chairman South Carolina.

Woman’s Monument Commission, chairman U.C.V. Rutherford Committee.

Membership

Member South Carolina. Chickamauga Monument Commission.

Connections

Married Orie St.

father:
Joseph Walker

mother:
Cornelia M. Walker

spouse:
Orie St.