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Gen. David Hunter

 
 
Gen. David Hunter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Gen. David Hunter Marker
Inscription.  Formed Carolina 1st African-Am Regiment. Burned VMI in 1864 in Hunter's Raid
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 40.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 37° 47.069′ N, 79° 26.551′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just north of East Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 S 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. Admiral Richard Byrd (here, next to this marker); Rev. A. Alexander (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Robert E. Lee (a few steps from this marker); Francis Henney Smith (a few steps from this marker); Rev. William Graham (a few steps from this marker); John Chavis
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(a few steps from this marker); William E. Wilcher (a few steps from this marker); John Letcher (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Additional keywords. USCT, United States Colored Troops
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 10, 2022