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Monterey in Highland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Highland County Confederate Monument

 
 
Highland County Confederate Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 27, 2009
1. Highland County Confederate Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Erected by
Highland Chapter
United Daughters of
the Confederacy
1918

(Back):
To the
Confederate Soldiers
of
Highland County

A Loving Tribute to
the Past, the Present,
and the Future

 
Erected 1918 by Highland Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.761′ N, 79° 34.94′ W. Marker is in Monterey, Virginia, in Highland County. Marker is on High Street (U.S. 250), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey VA 24465, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Monterey (here, next to this marker); Camp Allegheny (approx. 7.1 miles away); Highland County / West Virginia (approx. 7.3 miles away); West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 7.4 miles away in West Virginia); Village of McDowell (approx. 7.5 miles away); McDowell VA - May 8, 1862
Highland County Confederate Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 27, 2009
2. Highland County Confederate Monument
(approx. 7.5 miles away); Battle of McDowell (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Highland County / West Virginia (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Highland County, Virginia Civil War markers.
 
Also see . . .  Smithsonian Institution Research Information System, Confederate Memorial. Condition: Surveyed 1995 July. Well maintained. (Submitted on March 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Highland County Confederate Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 27, 2009
3. Highland County Confederate Monument Marker
Highland County Confederate Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 27, 2009
4. Highland County Confederate Monument
Highland County Confederate Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 27, 2009
5. Highland County Confederate Monument Marker
Highland County Confederate Monument Marker, holding the barrel of a World War I style rifle Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 1994
6. Highland County Confederate Monument Marker, holding the barrel of a World War I style rifle
(see link ; Smithsonian Institution Research Information System, Confederate Memorial)
Commissioned 1916. 1917. Installed 1918. Dedicated July 4, 1919.
Sculpture: Italian marble; Upper base: Highland (?) granite; Lower base: cement.
Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. H. 13 x W. 3 ft.;
Upper base: approx. H. 13 ft. x W. 3 ft.
Lower base: approx. H. 2 ft.
UDC plaque at entry to the Courthouse grounds where the monument is located Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 27, 2009
7. UDC plaque at entry to the Courthouse grounds where the monument is located
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 778 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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