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Milton in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stephen Dodson Ramseur

Confederate Major General

 

“Lee's Gallant General”

 
Stephen Dodson Ramseur Marker Photo, Click for full size
Caswell County Historical Association
1. Stephen Dodson Ramseur Marker
Inscription. Woodside House, built in 1838 by Caleb Richmond, where General Ramseur recovered from wounds received in battles of Malvern Hill and Chancellorsville. Scene of his 28 October, 1863 marriage to his cousin Ellen Richmond. As Brigadier showed extraordinary courage and leadership ability at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Spotsylvania. Major General in 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign before he was fatally wounded at Cedar Creek on 19 October, 1864.
 
Location. 36° 31.059′ N, 79° 10.568′ W. Marker is in Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on State Highway 57 0.1 miles west of Dotman Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton NC 27305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red House Church (approx. 2 miles away); Archibald Debow Murphey ca. 1777 - 1832 (approx. 2 miles away); Thomas Day (approx. 2.2 miles away); Romulus M. Saunders (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bright Leaf Tobacco (approx. 8 miles away); Solomon Lea (approx. 8.6 miles away); Jacob Thompson (approx. 8.6 miles away); William L. Poteat (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stephen Dodson Ramseur (1837-1864) Wikipedia Article. (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
2. The Woodside House. (Submitted on May 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Additional keywords. Caswell County, North Carolina, Caswell County Historical Association, Milton, Woodside
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,257 times since then and 76 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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