Arizona Confederate Troops Memorial - Phoenix Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sundevil1994
N 33° 26.913 W 112° 05.681
12S E 398257 N 3701550
Quick Description: A memorial to the Arizona Confederate Troops.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 10/2/2011 9:00:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMCQ60
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 27

Long Description:
The Confederate States of America claimed the Arizona Territory below the 34th parallel as within its own border. The Territory even had representation in the CSA congress.

Phoenix Arizona sits just below the 34th parallel and this memorial serves to remember those Arizona Confederate soldiers that gave their lives during the civil war.

The memorial is representation of the full state of Arizona in stones. Below on the pedestal is a broken petrified log. One the pedestal itself are the words:

"A nation that forgets its past has no future."

It was dedicated in 1961 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1961

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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