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At Rest Arms - Thomaston, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 53.263 W 084° 19.582
16S E 750113 N 3642009
Quick Description: This sculpture, At Rest Arms, is located at the Northwest corner of the Upson County Courthouse, facing Center Street. At the intersection of Center Street and W Main Street, Thomaston, Georgia.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2010 10:30:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMA656
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
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Long Description:
This sculpture, At Rest Arms, is located at the Northwest corner of the Upson County Courthouse, facing Center Street. At the intersection of Center Street and W Main Street, Thomaston, Georgia.
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 both hands in front. His bedroll is slung on his left shoulder and rest on his right hip. A sheathed bayonet and canteen hang on his left hip from his belt. A strap runs from his right shoulder, passes under his bed roll to his belt.

The Confederate battle flag is on the front of the columns that the figure stands on while the rear there is two crossed flags, there are crosses swords on the sides of the column.

Inscription:

Front:

1861
In memory of the Confederate Shoulders of Upson
Our Soldiers

Rear

1861
CSA
Least we forget


Sides
1865

Commissioned June 7, 1907. 1907-1908. Dedicated May 2, 1908
Date Installed or Dedicated: 5/2/1908

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Related Website: [Web Link]

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Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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