Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
"Lest We Forget." This shaft is erected to honor and perpetuate the memory and valor of our Confederate Soldiers.
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Soldiers of Pike, who fought and fell in many a bloody fray, here shall this shaft your glory tell as ages drift away.
"On fame's eternal camping ground, their silent tents are spread, and glory guards with solemn round, the bivouac of the dead."
Erected 1908 by Pike Monumental Association, U.C.V. & U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 31° 48.449′ N, 85° 58.315′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on South Three Notch Street (U.S. 29) south of Elm Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Monument located in a small park in the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Notch Road (within shouting distance Pike County WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Historic Troy Post Office (about 600 feet away); Academy Street High School (approx. half a mile away); Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall Of Honor (approx. one mile away); Bibb Graves Hall (approx. one mile away); Troy University (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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