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Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Our Confederate Dead

 
 
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription.
South Facing Side (Main Side)
A.D.1861. - A.D.1865.
The UnCrowned Heroes
of the
Southern Confederacy.
Whose joy was to suffer
and die for a cause they
believed to be just.
Their unchallenged devo-
tion and matchless
heroism shall continue
to be the wonder and
inspiration of the ages.

East side
Jefferson Davis
President of the
Confederate States
of America.
Soldier, Statesman, Patriot
Christian
the only man in our nation
without a country,
yet twenty million people
mourn his death.

North side
Stephen R. Mallory
Secretary of the Navy
of the Confederate States
of America.
"Tis not in mortals to
command success; but
we'll do more sempronious,
we'll deserve it."

West side
Edward Aylesworth Perry
Captain of the
Pensacola "Rifles,"
Colonel of the
Second Florida Regiment.
General of the
Florida Brigade in the Army
Northern Virginia.
Among the first to volun-
teer in the defense of his
adopted state. Faithful in
every position to which his
merit advanced him.
His life and deeds constitute
his best monument.

 
Erected
Our Confederate Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. Our Confederate Dead Monument
1891 by the Ladies' Monument Association.
 
Location. 30° 25.197′ N, 87° 13.022′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of North Palafox Street and East Jackson Street, in the median on North Palafox Street. Click for map. Located in Lee Square, between the north and south bound lanes of North Palafox Street, between Jackson and Gadsden Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Palafox Street, Pensacola FL 32501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of Pensacola Junior College (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort George (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Pensacola (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rough Riders (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chase Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort San Bernardo (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Monument East Side image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
3. Monument East Side
Monument North Side image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
4. Monument North Side
Monument West Side image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
5. Monument West Side
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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