Confederate War Memorial - St. Augustine, FL
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N 29° 53.548 W 081° 18.722
17R E 469872 N 3306910
Quick Description: This Confederate War Memorial is located in the Plaza de la Constitucion, which is located along the OST in the heart of historic downtown St. Augustine, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/29/2016 4:51:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMRJNW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 9

Long Description:
"Confederate War Memorial. This obelisk was commissioned by the Ladies' Memorial Association and was erected in 1872. It was first located on the east side of St. George Street and was moved to the Plaza de la Constitucion in 1879.

"Erected in 1872, this is the oldest Confederate Civil War monument in Florida. Other nearby relics of the Civil War include an eight-inch Rodman artillery piece and a ten-inch mortar."

-- Source

The following inscriptions are on the monument:

(Front):

Our Dead.
In Memoriam
our
Loved Ones
Who gave up Their Lives
in the service
of
The Confederate States

Peter Masters.
John M. Llambias.
Michael G. Llambias.
Antonio Mickler.
George Mickler.
Jacob Mickler.
Joseph Noda.
Eusebio Pagetti.
Frank Papy.
Edward A. Papy.
Marine Papy.
Bartolo Pinkham.
Nathaniel Powers.
John Ponce.
Thomas Ponce.
R. Jenckes Reid.
Richard Russell.
Felix Rante.
John Stevens.
Henaro Triay.
James Walton.
Frank Weems.
J. Westcott Willard.

(Right):

They died
far from the home
that gave them birth
by comrades honored
and by
comrades mourned.

(Back):

Erected by the
Ladies Memorial Association
of
St. Augustine, Fla.
A.D. 1872

Archibald Gould.
Joseph Andreu.
Francis Baya.
Casimero Benet.
Henry Bridies.
Louis Bridier.
Henry Bryan.
Samuel Buffington.
Mariano Capella.
Gaspar Carreras.
R. Francis Dancy.
Henry G. Dunham.
Abraham Dupont.
Andrew Floyd.
Philip Gomez.
John Hanson.
Wilie D. Hardee.
James Hurlbert.
Edward C. Humphreys.
Jose Irwin.
Antonio Lopez.
Alfonzo Lopez.

(Left):

They
have crossed
the river
and rest
under the shade
of the
trees.

Submission Criteria:

Distinctive or Significant Interest


Website with More Information: [Web Link]

Address of Waymark:
Plaza de la Constitucion
St. Augustine, FL USA
32084


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