Stephen D Ramseur

Stephen D Ramseur

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Major General
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)

Confederate Army

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Civil War (Confederate)

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North Carolina

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Forty-ninth Infantry

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United States of America

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Stories about Stephen D Ramseur

Major General Stephen Dodson Ramseur Monument at Cedar Creek

    From the tablet at the base of the monument:

    Esse quam vider*

    Northwest of this tablet 800 yards, 
    is the Belle Grove House in which died 
    October 20, 1864, 
    of wounds received at Cedar Creek October 19, 1864, Maj.-Gen. Stephen Dodson Ramseur, C.S.A. 
    A native of North Carolina, he resigned from 
    the United States Army in 1861, and entering
    the Confederate States Army as a Lieutenant 
    rose to rank of Major-General at the age of 27.

    Erected 1919 by
    The North Carolina Historical Commission

    The North Carolina Division, U.D.C.

    The Latin phrase at the top of the tablet translates "to be, rather than to seem to be." It became the official motto of the State of North Carolina in 1893.

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