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Camden in Wilcox County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Dead of Wilcox County

 
 
Confederate Dead of Wilcox County Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
1. Confederate Dead of Wilcox County Monument
Inscription.
(front)
In memory
of the
Confederate Dead
of
Wilcox County

1861. - 1865.
"The manner of their death was
the crowning glory of their lives."
Jefferson Davis.
(left side)
They gave their lives for us;
for the honor of Alabama;
for the rights of states;
and for the principles of the
Union as these were handed
down to us by the fathers
of our common country.
(right side)
“When marble wears away
and monuments are dust,
the songs that guard our
soldiers' clay
will still fulfil their trust."
Father Ryan.
(rear)
Erected
by the
Ladies’ Memorial
and
Wilcox Monumental
Associations
April 26th, A.D. 1880.

 
Erected 1880 by Ladies Memorial and Wilcox Monumental Associations.
 
Location. 31° 59.708′ N, 87° 17.616′ W. Marker is in Camden, Alabama, in Wilcox County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broad Street (Alabama Route 28) and Fail Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Camden Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Broad Street, Camden AL 36726, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Monument detail (front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
2. Monument detail (front)
At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camden (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Joseph Morgan Wilcox (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox Female Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Camden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Postal Routes of 1820 (approx. 11 miles away); Prairie Mission (approx. 13 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Camden.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Monument detail (left side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
3. Monument detail (left side)
Monument detail (right side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
4. Monument detail (right side)
Monument detail (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
5. Monument detail (rear)
Confederate War Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
6. Confederate War Dead Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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