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Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
A
Memorial
to
the soldiers
and
Sailors
of the
Confederacy

(Back):
Walter
Washington
Williams
Who was
recognized by
the Government
of the
United States
as the last
surviving
Confederate
veteran
died
1959
at the age
of
117 years

(Left Side):
South Carolina
Florida
Georgia
Texas
Arkansas
North Carolina
Kentucky

(Right Side):
Mississippi
Alabama
Louisiana
Virginia
Tennessee
Missouri
Maryland

(Around the Base):
Heroic defenders of their country * their fame shall be an echo and a light unto eternity
 
Erected 1965.
 
Location. 39° 47.098′ N, 77° 15.243′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the Warfield Ridge section, at stop seven of the driving tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (within shouting distance of this marker); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion
Front Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alabamians! (about 600 feet away); Garden's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Law's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Left Side Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Left Side Inscription
Right Side Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. Right Side Inscription
Inscription Around Base - Left Side Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
6. Inscription Around Base - Left Side
Inscription Around Base - Right Side Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
7. Inscription Around Base - Right Side
The Charging Color Bearer Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
8. The Charging Color Bearer
Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
9. Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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