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Calvin Davenport Venable
Born 1815
Died May 1862 (aged 40–41)
Versailles, Tennessee
Allegiance Confederate States of America
Service/branch Confederate States Army
Years of service 1861–1862
Rank Confederate States of America Lieutenant Colonel.png Lieutenant Colonel
Unit 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War
Spouse(s) Marcy Kendall

Calvin Davenport Venable (c. 1815 — December 27, 1862) was a Confederate field officer. Born in 1815 in Kentucky, he served as the clerk of a Henry County, Tennessee court. He was appointed the adjutant of the 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment on May 20, 1861 and lieutenant colonel on August 8 of that year. He was wounded in action at the Battle of Perryville on October 8, 1862 and relieved of his duties later that year. Venable died in Versailles, Tennessee on December 27, 1862 of his wounds received at Perryville and of congestive fever.

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