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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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.
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 (about 400 feet away); Tennessee's First Newspaper (about 400 feet away); Rogersville Engagements 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 . . .
1. Tennessee’s highest-ranking Confederate officer. (Submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Alexander Peter Stewart. (Submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 36 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.