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Brookhaven in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Memorial Monument

 
 
Confederate Memorial Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
1. Confederate Memorial Monument Marker
Inscription. First erected in 1896 in memory of Elias Bowsky, 3rd Bat. Co. E, 45th Mississippi Infantry, by his brother George, this twenty-foot-tall monument was deeded to the Sylvester Gwin Camp U.C.V. in 1924, and now serves as a memorial for the Confederate soldiers who died and were once buried at Whitworth College.
 
Erected 2007 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 31° 34.678′ N, 90° 26.027′ W. Marker is in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of East Monticello Street and Penn Street on East Monticello Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 E Monticello St., Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rose Hill Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookhaven (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brookhaven Light Artillery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitworth College (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Find A Grave: Elias Bowsky. Son of George and Clara Bowsky. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

2. Find A Grave: George Gershom Bowsky. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. The Center for Civil War Research: Confederate Burials
Confederate Memorial Marker, Monument & Graves image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
2. Confederate Memorial Marker, Monument & Graves
. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made FeaturesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
3. Confederate Memorial Monument
Confederate Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
4. Confederate Memorial Monument
"In memory of the Confederate dead by their Comrads in Arms and the Sons and Daughters of the Southern Confederacy. In memory of Julious Bowsky by Geo Bowsky, His Brother."
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 257 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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