Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Alexander Peter Stewart
Born here, Oct. 2, 1821: graduate USMA, 1842; resigned 1845, and a professor Cumberland U., and U. of Nashville until 1861. Appointed major, CSA, quickly advanced to brigadier general; Successively to corps command, Army of Tenn., and twice wounded. Chancellor, U. of Mississippi, 1874-1886, and a commissioner for creation of Chickamauga Military Park. He died in Biloxi, Miss., Aug. 30, 1908, and is buried in St. Louis.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 48.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1821.
Location. 36° 24.457′ N, 83° 0.338′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is on North Church Street north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hawkins County, Tennessee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rogersville Town Well Tennessee's First Newspaper (about 400 feet away); Rogersville Engagements (about 400 feet away); Dr. William Henderson Franklin (about 600 feet away); Clay-Kenner House (about 600 feet away); Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville (about 700 feet away); St. Marks Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
Also see . . . Alexander Peter Stewart. (Submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.