Dabney, Lewis Stackpole was born on December 21, 1840 in Fayal, Azores. Son of Frederick and Roxana (Stackpole) Dabney.
A. B. Harvard, 1861; Second lieutenant, First lieutenant and captain, 2d Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry, 1862-1865. On staff General Creative Commons Augur, 1864-1865. Admitted to bar, 1863, and began practice at Boston.