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Van Buren Confederate Memorial - Van Buren, AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 35° 26.051 W 094° 21.344
15S E 376939 N 3922038
Quick Description: Statue of a Confederate soldier located in front of the Crawford County Courthouse.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2012 5:17:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMF2CK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 3

Long Description:

Originally placed within Fairview Cemetery by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1899, the memorial was moved to its present location in 1906 at the request of the Sons of the Confederacy. It is of a Confederate infantryman, rifle in one hand, the other hand shading his eyes, while looking out into the distance.

The various inscriptions on the base read:

1899
FURLED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
1861 C.S.A. 1865.
ERECTED BY THE
MARY LEE CHAPTER
UNITED DAUGHTERS
OF THE
CONFEDERACY

BATTLES
OAK HILL
AUG. 10, 1861.
ELK HORN
MARCH 6 TO 8, 1862.
PRAIRIE GROVE
DEC. 7, 1862.
CAPT. S. CHURCHILL CLARKE
MISSOURI BATTERY NO. 2
KILLED AT ELK HORN./MARCH 6, 1862,
AGED 20 YEARS.

THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA: 22 FEBRUARY 1862
DEO VINDICE
HE WINS THE MOST WHO HONOUR SAVES
SUCCESS IS NOT THE TEST. RYAN.
FATE DENIED THEM VICTORY, BUT
CROWNED THEM WITH GLORIOUS IMMORTALITY.

TO OUR
BELOVED
CONFEDERATE
DEAD.
ARKANSAS TEXAS
LOUISIANA
MISSOURI
INDIAN TERRITORY

Date Installed or Dedicated: 11/10/1899

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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