Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914,Variant names
Head of the Episcopal High School for boys in Alexandria, Va., 1870-1913.
From the description of Launcelot Minor Blackford diaries, 1847-1913. WorldCat record id: 23150017
University of Virginia student from Lynchburg, Va.; afterwards Lt., C.S.A., principal of the Norwood School, and of Episcopal High School.
From the description of Launcelot M. Blackford's intermediate and senior mathematics exercises [manuscript], [1855-1856] (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 180933903
Principal of Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Va.
From the description of Letters to Mrs. S.W. Halsey, 1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135366
Launcelot Minor Blackford was born in Fredericksburg, Va., in 1837. His parents were Mary Berkley Minor and William M. Blackford. Blackford spent his childhood in Lynchburg, Va. He was educated at the University of Virginia, 1855-1859. He served as a lieutenant in the Confederate Army.
After the Civil War, Blackford was principal of Norwood School in Nelson County, Va., 1865-1870. He was head master of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., from 1870 until 1913.
On 5 August 1884, Launcelot Minor Blackford married Elizabeth Chew Ambler. They had four children.
Blackford died in May 1914.
From the guide to the Launcelot Minor Blackford Diaries, 1847-1913, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)
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