Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Samuel A'Court Ashe, LL. D.
1840 - 1938
Captain and assistant adjutant general of Pender's staff, C.S.A.
Heroic defender of Fort Wagner
And twice cited for conspicuous service in the battles of Cedar Run and Second Manassas
Brigadier General and Vice Commander of the United Confederate Veterans.
The last surviving commissioned officer of the Confederate States Army
He was a worthy representative of a line of patriotic men of his name who rendered distinguished service to state and country.
Eternally young, always the friend and inspirer of youth. Few men have lived so many years honored and loved through them all. A life which has enriched the south and the nation.
A lover of peace and valiant for the truth.
Erected 1940 by Ashe Memorial Committee.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 35° 46.842′ N, 78° 38.388′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on North Salisbury Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Henry Lawson Wyatt (a few steps from this marker); 32 Pounder Naval Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); To Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Olivia Raney Library (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Bar Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Worth Bagley (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Dental Society (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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