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Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead

 
 
Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 18, 2003
1. Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Marker
Marker is at the entrance to Old Saint Paul’s Cemetery, a National Historic Site in Baltimore. Despite what the marker says, Armistead actually died on July 5, 1863, 2 days after his mortal wounding.
Inscription.  
Within this cemetery is buried
Brig. General
Lewis A. Armistead

Born New Bern, N.C.
Feb. 16, 1817
Died at Gettysburg, Pa.
July 3, 1863

Where men under his command
made the farthest northern
advance by any Southern troops

Captain U.S. Army
before joining Confederacy

This tablet dedicated
October 11, 1949 by
Gen. Lewis A. Armistead
Chapter No. 2136

United Daughters of
the Confederacy

 
Erected 1949 by Daughters of the Confederacy, Gen. Lewis A. Armistead Chapter No. 2136.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1914.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 17.297′ N, 76° 37.646′ W. Marker was in University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker was on West Redwood Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the wall
Grave of Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2003
2. Grave of Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead
Gen. Lewis Armistead is buried here, next to his uncle Colonel George Armistead, Commander of Fort McHenry during the British bombardment Sept. 13-14, 1814.
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to the right of the entrance to Old Saint Paul’s Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 866 W Redwood St, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Alexandroffsky (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Dental College (about 600 feet away); Baltimore Infirmary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernard von Kapff (approx. ¼ mile away); Local Hero, National Leader (approx. ¼ mile away); The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); James McHenry, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University of Maryland.
 
More about this marker. Imprint of missing marker is visible in brick wall to the right of the entrance gate of Old Saint Paul's Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Lewis Addison Armistead. (Submitted on August 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Closeup of Gen. Lewis Armistead Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2003
3. Closeup of Gen. Lewis Armistead Grave Marker
Lewis A. Armistead
Brigadier General
Army of Northern Virginia
Confederate States Army
1817     1863
General Armistead Fell Here image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 27, 2006
4. General Armistead Fell Here
This Gettysburg monument marks the spot where Gen. Armistead fell during Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863.
Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 29, 2021
5. Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead Marker
Viewing south towards brick wall where marker used to be located to the left of the entrance gate of Old Saint Paul's Cemetery. Imprint of missing marker is visible on the wall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,418 times since then and 77 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2021. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on June 29, 2021. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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