Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Our Confederate Dead
The Robert E. Lee Chapter
Daughters of the Confederacy
Sept. 14, 1905.
[ Back of Monument: ]
Sleep sweetly in your humble graves.
Sleep martyrs of a fallen cause.
For lo, a marble column craves
the pilgrim here to pause.
1861 – 65.
Erected 1905 by Daughters of the Confederacy - Robert E. Lee Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 49.425′ N, 80° 15.2′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of S Main Street and E Center Street, on the left when traveling south on S Main Street. Click for map. The monument consists of a granite base, topped by a statue of a Confederate Soldier. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington NC 27292, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Lexington (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Benjamin Merrill Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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