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Staunton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead Monument - Thornrose Cemetery

 
 
West Panel Confederate Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
1. West Panel Confederate Dead Monument
Inscription. West Panel:
Honor to the Brave
870 Lie Here
Recorded by Name, Company & Regiment:
From
Virginia 385, N. Carolina 176, S. Carolina 59,
Georgia 208, Alabama 49, Florida 8,
Mississippi 11, Louisiana 19, Tennessee 12,
Arkansas 20, Texas 3,
And 207
Recorded by Name Only
Confederate Dead

South Panel:
“There is True Glory and a True Honor
The Glory of Duty Done,
The Honor of the Integrity of Principle”
Robert E. Lee

North Panel:
Weigh Not Their Worth
By The Balance Of Battle
These Have Glorified Their Cause
By The Record Of Noble Sacrifice,
The Simple Manhood Of Their Lives,
The Patient Endurance Of Suffering,
And The Heroism Of Death.
May Such Fidelity And Patriotism
Endure Forever.

East Panel:
“As Unknown And Yet Well Known”
Around This Shaft
Are Gathered Also The Remains Of
About 700 Confederate Soldiers,
Not Recorded By Name,
From Fields of Allegheny, McDowell,
Cross Keys, Port Republic, Piedmont &c.
Virginia Forgets Not Any
Who Died In Her Defence.

 
Location. 38° 9.16′ N, 79° 4.909′ 
South Panel - Confederate Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
2. South Panel - Confederate Dead Monument
W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Beverly Street (State Highway 254), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staunton VA 24401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augusta County Confederates Plaque (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stuart Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Wesleyan Female Institute (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Alexander Humphreys (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hon. Archibald Stuart (approx. half a mile away); Ast Building (approx. half a mile away); Augusta National Bank Building (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Staunton.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Augusta County and City of Staunton Civil War related markers and sites.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
North Panel - Confederate Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
3. North Panel - Confederate Dead Monument
East Panel - Confederate Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
4. East Panel - Confederate Dead Monument
Confederate Dead Monument - Thornrose Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
5. Confederate Dead Monument - Thornrose Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,265 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on , by William Arlen Hanger of Churchville, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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