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Confederate Soldiers Monument - Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 44.844 W 092° 17.286
15S E 565161 N 3845262
Quick Description: Confederate monument on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2010 7:40:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM99P3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
Views: 5

Long Description:

The monument, dedicated June 4, 1905, is a multi-tiered stone monument with a bronze angel on top and a bronze statue of a Confederate uniformed soldier standing to the front. The angel standing on a sphere is wearing a long robe, her wings are outspread, in her raised right hand she is holding a wreath and in her left hand she is holding a trumpet. The Confederate soldier is holding a flag in both hands, the pole for the flag is broken. On the back of the monument is a bronze medallion with the Confederate seal. The monument is inscribed:

 Front:

Confederate Soldiers of Arkansas
1861-1865

Left side:

Our Furled Banner
Wreathed With Glory
And Though Conquered
We Adore It
Weep For Those
Who Fell Before It
Pardon Those Who
Tried And Tore It

Right side:

Arkansas Remembers
The Faithfulness
Of Her Sons
And Commends
Their Example
To Future Generations

Date Installed or Dedicated: 6/4/1905

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Arkansas, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the United Confederate Veterans, the Sons of Confederate Veterans

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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