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Confederate Memorial, Bardstown, Kentucky
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD
N 37° 49.422 W 085° 27.695
16S E 635395 N 4187369
Quick Description: This fifteen-foot-tall monument in St. Joseph's Cemetery honors 67 Confederate soldiers buried around it.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2009 9:46:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM6NCY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
It was erected in 1903 by the J. Crepps Wickliffe Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the state's most active monument-raising organization. The zinc figure of a Confederate soldier holding a rifle with both hands in front of him rests atop a multi-sectioned, ornamental pedestal with a limestone base. Directly beneath the figure is a relief portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee.

?Monument text reads:
"This monument is erected to the memory of the 67 brave men buried here, who lost their lives in the service of the Confederate Government ~ "Lord God of Hosts be with us yet, Lest we forget, Lest we forget."
"Marble tells not of their valors' worth nameless they rest in the quiet earth."
"We care not whence they came, Dear in their lifeless clay; Whether unknown or known to fame, Their cause and country still the same, they died and wore the gray."

The soldiers who are burried including 17 unknowns are:

Alabama:
16th Infantry: Co. C-Moses Hart 10-7-1862
28th Infantry: Co. D-1st Lt Robert AJ Armstrong 10-1-1862
Co. D-William Bearden 1862
Co. D-William G McCay 11-12-1862
Co. E-John A Bailey 10-23-1862
Co. F-Jesse Twilley 1862
Co. L-J F Keeton 10-27-1862
33rd Infantry: Co. I-John H Tomlin 10-24-1862
34th Infantry: Co. A-Robert W Carlton 10-8-1862
Co. E-John M Arant 10-8-1862
39th Infantry: Co. B-Augustus Glover 9-28-1862
Co. H-Thomas R Cain 11-7-1862
45th Infantry: Co. I:corp. S W Bullock 11-12-1862

Arkansas:
2nd Infantry: Co. A-William Ayers 10-1-1862
Co. B Patrick Greley 1862
5th Infantry: Co. E-H S Cochran 9-27-1862

Florida:
1st Infantry: Co. H-Corp. John E Tippens 9-26-1862
3rd Infantry: Co. A-James Clark 9-29-1862
Co. A-Lawrence John Fatio 10-12-1862
Co. A-Serg. George A Walker 10-22-1862
Co. E-Blackman Dixon 9-28-1862
Co. E-John S Donaldson 9-28-1862
Co. E-John Llambias 1862
Co. F-Serg. R Wilson Braddock 10-17-1862

Georgia:
5th Infantry: Co. K-John W Eason 10-15-1862
56th: Co. G-William J M Spruell 10-24-1862

Mississippi:
7th Infantry: Co. E-Thomas W Bruke 10-31-1862
8th Infantry: Co. F-William H. Finley 9-29-1862
10th Infantry: Co. A-B F Glaze 10-3-1862
27th Infantry: Co. K-Williams S Cowley 9-30-1862
32nd Infantry: Co. B-George Strickland 9-26-1862
Co. E-John R Courson 10-1-1862
Co. E-Martin V Ducan 10-1-1862
Co. E-Abraham Gassett 10-1-1862
34th Infantry: Co. C-Albert C Wilson 10-3-1862
Co. G-John R Coker 11-10-1862
Co. H-Williams P Box 9-24-1862
37th Infantry: Co. K-Charles Allerson 10-8-1862
41st Infantry: Co. G-Samuel R Caples 10-30-1862
Co. G-William L Dudley 10-20-1862

South Carolina:
10th: Co. E-Edward T Ray 10-4-1862
19th Infantry: Co. B-James Dunn 10-15-1862

Tennessee:
2nd Co. G-William Laughlin 1861
5th: Co. G-Serg. Samuel P Kendall 10-27-1862
17th Infantry: Co. H-Mitchell Fowler 11-3-1862
33rd Infantry: Co. E- Michael Roach 10-13-1862
44th Infantry:
Consolidated: Pvt. James Henry-born 1822 10-13-1862
Co. B-2nd Lt. John B Isom 11-11-1862
154th Infantry: Co. F-Thomas Carlin 10-26-1862

Unknown States:
9th Infantry: Co. C-2nd Lt. J M Pugh 10-2-1862
Co. F-John Green 1863
Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1903

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: J. Crepps Wickliffe Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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