North Augusta in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lt. General James Longstreet (1821-1904)
Erected 1995 by 15th Regiment SC Volunteers, Camp 51, Sons of Confederate Veterans. (Marker Number 19-11.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 33° 33.867′ N, 82° 0.714′ W. Marker is in North Augusta, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on West Martintown Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the east side of the road, about 1.8 miles north of I-20. Marker is in this post office area: North Augusta SC 29860, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of General James Longstreet (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Stevens Creek Baptist Church (Hardy's) (approx. 2½ miles away); Samuel Hammond (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hampton Terrace Hotel (approx. 5 miles away); North Augusta (approx. 5.2 miles away); Meriwether Monument (approx. James Urquhart Jackson (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Martintown Road (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. James Longstreet. James Longstreet (January 8, 1821 – January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. James Longstreet Biography. Born in Edgefield District, South Carolina, January 8, 1821, the son of a farmer, Longstreet spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. The Longstreet Society. The Longstreet Society is dedicated to the celebration and study of the life of Lieutenant General James Longstreet, CSA. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. From Manassas to Appomattox: The Memoirs of James Longstreet. This on-line edition of Lieutenant-General James Longstreet's memoirs is based directly on the 1912 second edition published by Lippincott, Philadelphia. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
5. James Longstreet ,1821-1904. James Longstreet was one of Robert E. Lee’s most able lieutenants during the American Civil War. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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