Lowndes County Confederate Monument - Columbus, Mississippi
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Assisted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SecurB
N 33° 29.794 W 088° 25.696
16S E 367324 N 3707251
Quick Description: Confederate memorial on the grounds of the Lowndes County Courthouse in Columbus, Mississippi.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2009 9:16:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM7RHY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 2
Created From:
 Lowndes County Confederate Monument - Columbus, Mississippi - posted by SecurB

Long Description:

The monument consists of a central structure in the form of a domed temple with three uniformed Confederates soldiers. One of the soldiers is standing on the to of the dome and is holding a flag. The other two soldiers are standing on each side of the temple with each holding a rifle at their sides. The monument is inscribed:

Front:

Our Heroes
This Monument Is Erected
In Honor Of The Soldiers
Of Lowndes County
Who Nobly Dared Life And
Fortune In Defense Of The
Southern Confederacy

Back:

A Tribute Of Love To Our
Honored Dead; Whose Memory
We Enshrine In Our Hearts
Whose Principles Of Right
Through All Generations
Stephen D. Lee Chapter, No. 34 U.D.C. 1912

Front under dome

C.S.A.
1861 1865

Date Installed or Dedicated: 8/9/1912

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Stephen D. Lee Chapter, No. 34 United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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