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Confederate Dead Memorial - Washington, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 33° 46.613 W 093° 41.486
15S E 435980 N 3737632
Quick Description: Memorial at a Washington cemetery honoring the Confederate Dead who fought nearby in the Civil War
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 9/1/2011 9:39:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMCFE4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This war memorial honors the 74 Confederate Dead buried here in this Washington, Arkansas cemetery. The soldiers were brought here after being wounded in The Battle of Prairie De Ann.

Four tiered stone steps are the foundation for the white obelisk-shaped top which has the text listed below. A few shrubs are planted around the memorial and a wreath has been placed at the front. The memorial is at the far back of the cemetery.

Confederate Dead

True to their native soil.
They gave their lives to a cause that was lost
Their survivors will never suffer
Their memory to perish

Erected by our citizens to the memory of the Confederate Soldiers who died at this post during our late Civil War far from home and kindred
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1888

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Citizens of the city of Washington, AR.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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