Marker memorializing Benjamin Stoddert Ewell

Item

Legacies Classification
Memorial Object
Memorial Type
Plaque/Marker
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert
Title
Marker memorializing Benjamin Stoddert Ewell
Background and Context
This grave marker was placed in the College Cemetery in 1925, 31 years after Benjamin Ewell's death.
Physical Description
It is a large stone marker.
Memorial Inscription
Benjamin Stoddert Ewell 1810-1894; President of William and Mary College 1854 - 1888 Colonel thirty-second regiment Virginia Volunteers C.S.A. The reopening of the College in 1865 was due to his courage and fidelity by ringing the bell during the silent years from 1881 -1888 when the college was closed he preserved its charter.
Date created, installed or dedicated
1925
Funded by
Unknown at this time.
Location: Institution, City, State

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