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Sussex in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Sussex County Confederate Monument
 
Sussex County Confederate Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
1. Sussex County Confederate Monument
 
Inscription.
(front)
Our Confederate Soldiers

“The principles for which they fought live eternally.”

(rear)
List of companies organized in
and sent out from Sussex County:
Co.A, 41st Va. Reg’t, Infantry,
“Sussex Sharp Shooters”;
Co.D, 13th Va. Reg’t, Cavalry;
Co.E, 16th Va. Reg’t, Infantry;
Co.F, 41st Va. Reg’t, Artillery,
Wise’s Legion;
Co.H, 13th Va. Reg’t, Cavalry,
“Sussex Light Dragoons,”
For roll of members see records
in the county clerk’s office.

Erected by
Sussex Chapter
U.D.C.
Nov.-1912
Chapter Organized
Sept. 29, 1909

(side)
1861-1865

 
Erected 1912 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 36° 54.936′ N, 77° 16.786′ W. Marker is in Sussex, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Courthouse Road and Thornton Square. Click for map. This monument is located on the front lawn of the Sussex County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15080 Courthouse Road, Sussex VA 23884, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
 
UDC Monument (front) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
2. UDC Monument (front)
 
At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sussex County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sussex County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 5.4 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 6.6 miles away); Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 6.8 miles away); Jones Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 8.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sussex.
 
UDC Monument (rear) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
3. UDC Monument (rear)
 
 
Sussex County Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
4. Sussex County Courthouse
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 352 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
 
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