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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Murfreesboro Confederate Soldiers Monument

 
 
Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
1. Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.
(east face)
In commemoration of the valor of
Confederate Soldiers,
who fell in the great Battle of Murfreesboro,
Dec. 31, 1862, and January 2, 1863,
and in minor engagements in this vicinity,
this monument is erected.

(north face)
Lest we forget
1861-1865
(west face)
A monument for our soldiers,
built of a people's love.
(south face)
Honor decks the turf that wraps their clay.
 
Erected 1901 by Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Location. 35° 50.773′ N, 86° 23.496′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Church Street and North PublicSquare, on the left when traveling north on North Church Street. Click for map. This monument is northeast of the Rutherford County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Pubic Square, Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rutherford County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Founding of the County (within shouting distance of this marker); 1860s View of East Main Street
Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
2. Confederate Soldiers Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); General Griffith Rutherford (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's Wedding (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Murfreesboro (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Rutherford County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
3. Rutherford County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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