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Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument

1861-1865

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, September 3, 2017
1. St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument Marker
Front of Monument
Inscription.  Front
LEST WE FORGET

To the
CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS
St. Mary Parish,
Who fought for the honor
of their State and Country,
This monument is erected.

"Mostly they stood the test,
Highly they earned their rest."


Rear


Erected December 1913
By the citizens of the
Parish of St. Mary, La.

"In legend and lay,
Our heroes in Gray
Shall forever Live
Over again for us."

 
Erected 1913 by Citizens of St. Mary Parish.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 29° 47.469′ N, 91° 29.993′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Louisiana, in St. Mary Parish. Memorial is on Main Street (State Highway 182) near Wilson Street (State Highway 3069), on the right when traveling north. Located in front of the St. Mary Parish Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Wilson Street, Franklin LA 70538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary Parish Courthouse War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle Of Irish Bend
St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2017
2. St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument Marker
Rear of Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Gunboat Diana (within shouting distance of this marker); Jared Young Sanders (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Austin O'Niell (within shouting distance of this marker); Bayou Teche (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward V. Loustalot (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2017
3. St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2017.

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