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Confederate Soldiers Memorial - Union Springs, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 32° 08.620 W 085° 43.011
16S E 621015 N 3557081
Quick Description: The Union Springs, AL Confederate Soldiers Memorial is located in the Old City Cemetery, also known as the Confederate Cemetery.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2012 12:40:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMFZNA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Union Springs, AL Confederate Soldiers Memorial is a tall, square stone shaft topped with a soldier with his musket. The soldier is wearing a Kepi cap and what appears to be a "Shell" jacket.

Memorial Text:

Our heroes 1861 – 1865

Died on the field of battle:
T’was noble thus to die:
God smiles on valiant soldiers,
Their record is on high.

In memory of the Confederate dead of Bullock Co, Ala.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1893

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Ladies Memorial Association of Union Springs, Ala.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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