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Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead

 
 
Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 18, 2003
1. Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Marker
Marker is at the entrance to Old Saint Paul’s Cemetery, a National Historic Site in Baltimore. Despite what the marker says, Armistead actually died on July 5, 1863, 2 days after his mortal wounding.
Inscription.
Within this cemetery is buried
Brig. General
Lewis A. Armistead

Born New Bern, N.C.
Feb. 16, 1817
Died at Gettysburg, Pa.
July 3, 1863

Where men under his command
made the farthest northern
advance by any Southern troops

Captain U.S. Army
before joining Confederacy

This tablet dedicated
October 11, 1949 by
Gen. Lewis A. Armistead
Chapter No. 2136

United Daughters of
the Confederacy

 
Erected 1949 by Daughters of the Confederacy, Gen. Lewis A. Armistead Chapter No. 2136.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 39° 17.297′ N, 76° 37.646′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on W. Redwood Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the wall to the right of the entrance to Old Saint Paul’s Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 733 W. Redwood Street, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); First Dental College (about 600 feet
Grave of Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2003
2. Grave of Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead
Gen. Lewis Armistead is buried here, next to his uncle Colonel George Armistead, Commander of Fort McHenry during the British bombardment Sept. 13-14, 1814.
away, measured in a direct line); Baltimore Infirmary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernard von Kapff (approx. ¼ mile away); Local Hero, National Leader (approx. ¼ mile away); The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); James McHenry, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Lewis Addison Armistead. (Submitted on August 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Closeup of Gen. Lewis Armistead Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2003
3. Closeup of Gen. Lewis Armistead Grave Marker
Lewis A. Armistead
Brigadier General
Army of Northern Virginia
Confederate States Army
1817     1863
General Armistead Fell Here image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 27, 2006
4. General Armistead Fell Here
This Gettysburg monument marks the spot where Gen. Armistead fell during Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863.
 
 
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