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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D.
1840 - 1938
 
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
1. Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker
 
Inscription. Patriot-Soldier-Historian-Legislator-Editor-Christian Citizen
Captain and assistant adjutant general of Pender's staff, C.S.A.
Heroic defender of Fort Wagner
And twice cited for conspicuous service in the battles of Cedar Run and Second Manassas
Brigadier General and Vice Commander of the United Confederate Veterans.
The last surviving commissioned officer of the Confederate States Army
He was a worthy representative of a line of patriotic men of his name who rendered distinguished service to state and country.
Eternally young, always the friend and inspirer of youth. Few men have lived so many years honored and loved through them all. A life which has enriched the south and the nation.
A lover of peace and valiant for the truth.

 
Erected 1940 by Ashe Memorial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 35° 46.842′ N, 78° 38.388′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on North Salisbury Street. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
 
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
2. Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker
 
within walking distance of this marker. Henry Lawson Wyatt (a few steps from this marker); 32 Pounder Naval Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); To Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Olivia Raney Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Worth Bagley (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Dental Society (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); State of North Carolina Labor Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
3. Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker
 
 
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker and "Our Confederate Dead" Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
4. Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker and "Our Confederate Dead" Marker
 
 
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
5. Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D. Marker
This monument placed with the affection and esteem of many friends throughout North Carolina and the nation, was unveiled Sept. 13, 1940, the one hundredth anniversary of Capt. Ashe's birth.
The following members of the Ashe Memorial Committee by their loyal work and influence have helped to make possible this memoriam.
Hon. George Gordon Battle chairman
Mrs. Mary Winder Osborne secretary and treasurer
Hon. Josephus Daniels United States Ambassador to Mexico
Hon. Walter Murphy N.C. State Senator
Hon. Heriot Clarkson Justice N.C. Supreme Court
Mrs. Lewis E. Fisher President N.C. Division U.D.C.
Hon. Ernest M. Green President N.C. Society of the Cincinnati
Hon. Wm. Graham Jarvis
Hon. Thomas Dixon
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 380 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 20, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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