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Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, CSA

 
 
Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr.
1. Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, CSA Marker
Inscription.
Brigadier General
Montgomery D. Corse, CSA
Born here in 1816,
died Alexandria 1895.
Volunteer, Mexican War 1846-1848.
Prospector in California,
Commander, 17th Virginia
Infantry Regiment, CSA.
Post-war civic leader and banker.
Buried nearby in
St. Paul's Cemetery. Erected by Samuel Cooper Chapter,
Military Order of the Stars and Bars.
June 1999

 
Erected 1999 by Samuel Cooper Chapter, Military Order of the Stars and Bars.
 
Location. 38° 48.211′ N, 77° 2.714′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Prince Street and South Pitt Street on Prince Street. Touch for map. The marker is close to the intersection of Prince and S. Washington Streets in Old Town Alexandria. The Corse birthplace is a private residence. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Prince Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stabler-Leadbeater House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Tenement House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Douglass Brown House (within shouting distance of this
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2. Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse
marker); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bank of Potomac Building (within shouting distance of this marker); "For God and Country" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Marshall House (about 500 feet away); Gazette House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
More about this marker. In 1889, General Corse was a guest at the dedication of the Confederate monument at the interestion of Prince and S. Washington Streets, not far from where he was born.
 
Also see . . .
1. Colonel Montgomery Dent Course. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia.)
2. 17th Virginia Infantry. Information on the the history of the 17th Virginia. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Corse Birthplace at 504 Prince Street image. Click for full size.
By Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr.
3. Corse Birthplace at 504 Prince Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,393 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on May 24, 2013, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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