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Dabney Herndon Maury. [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, January 14, 1900.] Major-General C. S. Army-patriot and scholar. Sketch of his honored career. A Veteran of two wars, who won distinction in Both—Was the oldest surviving Confederate officer from Virginia. Major-General Dabney Herndon Maury, the oldest Confederate officer of his rank in Virginia, died at 5 o'clock Thursday morning, January 11, 9000, at the home of his son, Mr. Dabney H. Maury, Jr., in Peoria, Ill., in the 78th year of his age. General Maury had been in feeble health ever since going to Peoria from Richmond, a year ago. Last summer he was quite ill there, but his strong constitution enabled him to rally. Death came unexpectedly, as gently and as peacefully as a tender benediction, after a long life of active and honored usefulness. General Maury's wife has been dead a number of years. He leaves a son, as above, who married Mary daughter of the beloved Dr. James Brown McCaw, of Richmond, an