Washington County Confederate Monument - Greenville, Mississippi
Posted by: BruceS
N 33° 24.451 W 091° 03.194
15S E 681032 N 3698159
Quick Description: Confederate monument located on the grounds of the Washington County Courthouse in Greenville, Mississippi.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 2/18/2008 8:30:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM36NK
Inscription of monument:
Erected by Private Taylor Rucks Chapter United Daughters of the
Confederacy, to commemorate the valor and patriotism of the Confederate soldiers
of Washington County. 1861-1865.
For those who encountered the perils of war in defense of the sacred cause
of states rights and constitutional government. ~ Jefferson Davis
The sublimest word in the English language is duty. ~ Robert E. Lee
No brave battle for truth and right was ever fought in vain. ~Randolph H.
It is due the truth of history that the fundamental principles for which
our fathers contended should be often reiterated in order that the purpose which
inspired them may be correctly estimated and the purity of their motives be
abundantly vindicated. ~ Charles B. Galloway