Cassius Q. Benbow

Display Name: 
Cassius Q. Benbow
Sort Name: 
Benbow, Cassius Q.
AKA: 
Uncle Cash
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Administrative
Specific Job: 
Acting Town Marshal
Biography: 

Before the Civil War, Cassius was called "Uncle Cash"; he was enslaved by the Benbow family and worked as their carriage driver (199). He is illiterate. During the War he "run off with the Yankees" (199), but has returned to Jefferson and been appointed "Acting Marshal" by the northerners who are trying to reconstruct the town's government (199).

Individual or Group: 
Individual
Character changes class in this text: 
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