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Near Milton in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stephen Dodson Ramseur

Confederate Major General

 

— "Lee's Gallant General" —

 
Stephen Dodson Ramseur Marker image. Click for full size.
Caswell County Historical Association
1. Stephen Dodson Ramseur Marker
Inscription.  Woodside House, built in 1838 by Caleb Richmond, where General Ramseur recovered from wounds received in battles of Malvern Hill and Chancellorsville. Scene of his 28 October, 1863 marriage to his cousin Ellen Richmond. As Brigadier showed extraordinary courage and leadership ability at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Spotsylvania. Major General in 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign before he was fatally wounded at Cedar Creek on 19 October, 1864.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 28, 1863.
 
Location. 36° 31.515′ N, 79° 11.026′ W. Marker is near Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on State Highway 57, 0.1 miles west of Dotman Road (County Road 1542), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1771 NC-57, Milton NC 27305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wooding Place (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Oliver House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Commercial Row East (approx. 1˝ miles away); Commercial Row West (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of Milton Hotel
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April 22, 2021
2. Stephen Dodson Ramseur Marker
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Friou-Hurdle House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Milton State Bank (approx. 1˝ miles away); Milton Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Also see . . .  Stephen Dodson Ramseur (1837-1864) Wikipedia Article. (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Caswell County, North Carolina, Caswell County Historical Association, Milton, Woodside
 
Woodside image. Click for full size.
April 22, 2021
3. Woodside
National Register of Historic Places plaque on the Woodside House image. Click for full size.
April 22, 2021
4. National Register of Historic Places plaque on the Woodside House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,513 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2021. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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