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Bishopville in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead
 
Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
1. Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead
West view

Sculpture: approx. 40 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 7 in.; Base: approx. 4 ft. 7 in. x 10 ft. x 10 ft.
 
Inscription.
(West face)
CSA
In Memory
of
Lee County's
Confederate Soldiers
Heros
Confederate Dead
(East Face)
Lest We Forget
Erected by the people
of Lee County
Through the efforts of
Lottie Green Chapter of
U.D.C.
A.D. 1913

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 13.034′ N, 80° 14.982′ W. Marker is in Bishopville, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the Lee County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Bishopville SC 29010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bishopville (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Ratcliff's Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Apollos James House (approx. mile away); Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flag Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dennis High School (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Gordon McLeod (approx. half a mile away); Bishopville High School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bishopville.
 
Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead , east side Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
2. Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead , east side
 

 
Regarding Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead. Full-length figure of a uniformed Confederate Army soldier stands atop a long obelisk-like structure. The soldier wears a broad-rimmed hat and holds his rifle across his chest. Decorative reliefs include a Confederate flag on a broken pole, a cannon, and crossed sabers on the west face. Crossed rifles with bayonets appear on the east face.
 
Monument to the Confederate Dead ,east face Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
3. Monument to the Confederate Dead ,east face
SIRIS entry:( Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum ) Control Number: IAS SC000130
 
 
Nearby Lee County cannon Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
4. Nearby Lee County cannon
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 735 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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