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Jonathan Daniels

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Jonathan Daniels Marker
Inscription.  
VMI '61, civil rights & Episcopal martyr
Took bullet to save Alabama girl in 1965
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCivil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 37° 47.136′ N, 79° 26.475′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on North Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just south of East Henry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 N Main St, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Gen. L.B. Puller (a few steps from this marker); The Jacob Ruff House, ca. 1829 (a few steps from this marker); Willson-Walker House, ca. 1820 (a few steps from this marker); The Sheridan Livery Inn, 1887 (a few steps from this marker); Gen. John Lejeune (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Lewis Watts (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George S. Patton (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  Jonathan Daniels. Wikipedia article about Daniels' life (Submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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