North Augusta in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Birthplace of General James Longstreet
General James Longstreet
1821 - 1904
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1821.
Location. 33° 33.883′ N, 82° 0.717′ W. Marker is in North Augusta, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on West Martintown Road. Marker is located on the east side of West Martintown Road, about 1.8 miles north of I-20. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Augusta SC 29860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt. General James Longstreet (1821-1904) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fall Line and Headgates (approx. 1.8 miles away in Georgia); The Old City Locks (approx. 1.9 miles away in Georgia); Big Stevens Creek Baptist Church (Hardy's) (approx. 2˝ miles away); Samuel Hammond (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hampton Terrace Hotel (approx. 5 miles away); North Augusta (approx. 5.2 miles away); Meriwether Monument (approx. 5.2 miles James Urquhart Jackson (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Martintown Road (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. James Longstreet. James Longstreet (January 8, 1821 – January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. James Longstreet ,1821-1904. Born in Edgefield District, South Carolina, January 8, 1821, the son of a farmer, Longstreet spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. From Manassas to Appomattox: The Memoirs of James Longstreet. This on-line edition of Lieutenant-General James Longstreet's memoirs is based directly on the 1912 second edition published by Lippincott, Philadelphia. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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