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Confederate Memorial Park, Texarkana, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 33° 25.477 W 094° 02.601
15S E 403002 N 3698848
Quick Description: This memorial sits along State Line Avenue in Texarkana, immediately south of the Federal Post Office and Courthouse.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2007 5:40:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM13RC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 35

Long Description:
This memorial features a statue of a Confederate soldier (facing north, of course) above the statue of a Confederate mother. The inscription on the soldier reads: "To our loyal Confederates." The inscription on the mother reads: "O Great Confederate Mothers, we would print your names on monuments, that men may read them as the years go by and tribute pay to you, who bore and nurtured hero sons and gave them solace on that darkest hour, when they came home with broken swords and guns."
Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1918

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Citizens, Captain James T. Rosborough, and United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Related Website: Not listed

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