VA-F17 Kempers Grave

Marker text: KEMPER'S GRAVE

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.

Virginia Conservation Commission, 1948

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