Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA

 
 
Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 8, 2021
1. Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA Marker
Inscription.  
His secessionist view angered Gen. Jackson
Given command of the Stonewall Bgd. 1862
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 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 1862.
 
Location. 37° 47.073′ N, 79° 26.605′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on West Nelson Street (U.S. 60) just east of South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 W Nelson 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. Mary Moore Brown (a few steps from this marker); Col. James McDowell (a few steps from this marker); John Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Jordan and Darst (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee (within shouting distance of this marker); C.M. Figgat
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mike Seeger (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA Monument At Chancellorsville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 5, 2015
2. Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA Monument At Chancellorsville Battlefield
Paxton was killed near here while leading the Stonewall Brigade on May 3, 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on May 9, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=172931

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 24, 2024