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Kemper’s Grave Marker, F-17

A mile south is the grave of James Lawson Kemper, who led his brigade of Virginia troops in Pickett's charge at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863, and fell desperately wounded. He became a major-general in 1864. Kemper was governor of Virginia, 1874-1878.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1948
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Orange County
Physical Description of Location: 9119-9211 U.S. 15 (James Madison Highway), Orange, VA 22960. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 15, just after crossing bridge and just prior to intersection with Little Skyline Drive.
GPS Location: 38.2794698950,-78.1385304460
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