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Confederate Soldiers Memorial - Clayton, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 52.685 W 085° 26.970
16R E 646654 N 3527970
Quick Description: The Clayton, AL Confederate Soldiers Memorial is located in the public square in front of the Barbour County Courthouse.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2012 12:16:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMFZN5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Clayton, AL Confederate Soldiers Memorial is a tall, square stone shaft topped with a soldier with his musket. The soldier is wearing a rather informal uniform and a slouch hat.

Memorial Text:

In proud and loving memory of the Confederate private soldier.

He bore the brunt of the great war. His privations and sufferings were surpassed only by his manhood and courage. He was of our home and blood, and we love his name and memory with a feeling that is beyond the reach of price, or the power of misfortune.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1909

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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