Bennettsville in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate Civil War Monument
[Inscriptions: South face]
of Marlboro’s noble sons sacrificed
their lives on the battlefield, in
prison, and by disease.
“God’s peace is everlasting”
are the dream-words of their sleep.
Erected A.D. 1907
No country ever had truer sons ;
No cause - nobler champions;
No people - bolder defenders;
No principle - purer victims.
In honored remembrance shall we ever
hold those who were permitted to
return, and bravely resume their
duties, as true and loyal citizens.
One thousand brave men composed
the ten companies that went from
Marlboro into the Confederate service.
Their valor was displayed on the battlefields of
Manassas, Malvern Hill, Sharpsburg,
Chancellorsville, Chicamauga, Wilderness,
Morris Island, Cold Harbor, Petersburg,
Gettysburg, Franklin, Bentonville,
Trevillian and others.
“And the grief which lieth
behind, let us turn to the chase of forgiveness.”
“Ours are they,
by an ownership, nor time nor
death can free, for God hath given
to love, to keep its own eternally.”
Our Confederate Dead
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 34° 37.021′ N, 79° 41.041′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 15) and North Marlboro Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. The monument is on the lawn at the east end of the Marlboro County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Bennettsville SC 29512, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bennettsville (within shouting distance of this marker); General John McQueen (within shouting distance of this marker); Marlborough County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jennings-Brown House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Female Academy (about 500 feet away); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (about 600 feet away); Bennettsville Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); D.D. McColl House / D.D. McColl House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bennettsville.
Also see . . . Bennettsville, SC. (Submitted on October 30, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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