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Confederate Memorial - Midway, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo
N 32° 04.723 W 085° 31.167
16S E 639733 N 3550119
Quick Description: Older United Daughters of the Confederacy marker located at corner of U.S. Highway 82 and Main Street in Midway that describes former drill grounds. Marker appears to have just recently been installed, despite it's age.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2015 5:44:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMPRRT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 2

Long Description:
Marker Text:

Drill Ground of the Midway Guards 1860, later Company B 15th Alabama C.S.A. ordered to Richmond. Second Company 1861 assigned to Company C 45th Alabama C.S.A. ordered to Army of Tennessee. These and many later volunteers met the enemy in innumerable battles, and skirmishes.
"They immortalized General Lee and Lee immortalized them."
Marker Name: Confederate Memorial

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Midway Guards Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy .

Date Dedicated / Placed: 10/20/1960

Marker Number: Not Listed

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