Confederate Monument, Georgetown, Kentucky
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member FamilyTrees
N 38° 11.915 W 084° 33.621
16S E 713631 N 4230662
Quick Description: Honoring Confederate Dead
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/23/2007 9:24:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM28P4
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 45

Long Description:
This monument to Confederate dead is located in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Kentucky. From the Georgetown, Kentucky website:
"In June of 1888, the Confederate Monument was dedicated, presided over by Dr. John A. Lewis. The Ladies Monument Association had gathered from the county and from the old city cemetery eighteen bodies, two of whom had been ordered shot by the military commander of Kentucky, General Stephen Burbridge. This dedicatory service was preceded by a parade as had never been seen here before, attracting a crowd of thousands from throughout the state." (visit link)
Date Installed or Dedicated: 06/01/1888

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Ladies of Scott County (Kentucky)

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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