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Ware County Confederate Monument - Phoenix Park - Waycross, GA
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N 31° 12.565 W 082° 21.578
17R E 370480 N 3453607
Quick Description: The Ware County Confederate Monument is located in Phoenix Park on Plant Ave. at Pendleton Street, Waycross, GA
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2010 2:15:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMA3XA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Ware County Confederate Monument is located in Phoenix Park on Plant Ave. at Pendleton Street, Waycross, GA


This statue was erected by the Francis S. Bartow Chapter U.D.C. and dedicated June 3, 1910 or Oct. 14, 1910.

The sculpture is of a Confederate soldier standing on the top column. He is in uniform and wears a wide brimmed hat. He holds his rifle in his right hand and it rest on his right shoulder. His bedroll is slung on his left shoulder and rest on his right hip. A canteen and knife hang around his waist on his left side, and a small bag hangs on his right side.

Text

On the front:
ERECTED BY THE FRANCIS S. BARTOW CHAPTER U.D.C. TO THE CONFEDERATE VETERANS.

On left side:
ETERNAL RIGHT THOUGH ALL THINGS FAIL, CAN NEVER BE MADE WRONG.
"MANY OF WHOM GAVE ALL, AND ALL OF WHOM GAVE MUCH."

On right side
THE IMPARTIAL ENLIGHTENED VERDICT OF MANKIND WILL VINDICATE THE RECTITUDE OF OUR CONDUCT, AND HE WHO KNOWS THE HEARTS OF MEN, WILL JUDGE THE SINCERITY WITH WHICH WE HAVE LABORED TO PRESERVE THE GOVERNMENT OF OUR FATHERS IN ITS SPIRIT.
JEFFERSON DAVIS

On the back:
1861-1865 CONFEDERATE DEAD
CSA
TITLE: Ware County Confederate Monument

ARTIST(S): McNeel Marble Works, fabricator.

DATE: Dedicated June 3, 1910 or Oct. 14, 1910.

MEDIUM: Sculpture: stone; Base: marble; Foundation: concrete.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS GA000607

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Phoenix Park on Plant Ave. at Pendleton Street, Waycross, GA. The Waycross Train Station now houses the visitor center and is located across Plant Ave from the statues. The visitor Center address is, 315 Plant Avenue, Waycross, GA.


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
None noted. Statue appeared to be very clean.


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