Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Alexander Peter Stewart



Marker ID: THC 1B 48
Location: on N Church St. north of Main St., Rogersville, TN
County: Hawkins
Coordinates: N 36° 24.446    W 083° 00.342
  36.40743333    -83.0057
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM3PZW
 



Text:

Born here, Oct. 2, 1821; graduate USMA, 1842; resigned 1845, and a professor at Cumberland U., and U. of Nashville until 1861. Appointed major, CSA, quickly advanced to brigadier general; successfully to corps command. Army of TN, 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.

Tennessee Historical Commission