Madison in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
James L. Kemper Residence
Erected 1991 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number JE-3.)
Location. 38° 23.001′ N, 78° 15.25′ W. Marker is in Madison, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is on North Main Street (Business U.S. 29) south of Blue Ridge Turnpike (Virginia Route 231), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. It is at the Madison County Administration Center and Health Department complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 N Main St, Madison VA 22727, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson’s March to Fredericksburg (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hebron Lutheran Church (approx. Joseph Early Home (approx. 3.7 miles away); Oak Grove Baptist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Battle of Jack’s Shop (approx. 5.2 miles away); A Camp of Stonewall Jackson’s (approx. 6.5 miles away); Cavalry Engagement at Jack’s Shop (approx. 6.5 miles away); Engagement at James City (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Kemper's Home and Grave
Also see . . . 1895 New York Times Obituary of Gen. James L. Kemper. “When the civil war broke out, he took the field as Colonel of the Seventh Virginia Regiment, assuming command after the Battle of Manassas. At the first day’s fight at Seven Pines, May 31, 1862, he was in command of the brigade, which had been successively led by Longstreet, Ewell, and A. P. Hill, and, with it, he took part in the seven days’ fight about Richmond, in the same year. He was also in the battles of South Mountain and Sharpsburg.” (Submitted on June 6, 2008.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Politics • War, US Civil •
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