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Canton in Madison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Monument

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
1. Confederate Monument
Inscription.  
In Memoriam The Confederate Dead

The cause may perish, but the memory of noble deeds survives.

Erected by the Ladies Memorial Association of Canton, Miss, April 26, 1881. Mrs. Charles Handy, President
 
Erected 1881 by Ladies Memorial Association of Canton, Miss.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 36.443′ N, 90° 1.626′ W. Marker is in Canton, Mississippi, in Madison County. Memorial is on East Semmes Street east of Lyon Street. The marker is located in the Canton Cemetery at the end of Semmes Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton MS 39046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harvey's Scouts Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howcutt Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Madison County Jail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Priestley House (approx. half a mile away); Grace Church (approx. half a mile away); Madison County Movement
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
2. Confederate Monument
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Club Desire (approx. 0.6 miles away); Madison County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
Additional keywords. Neo-Confederate propaganda; white supremacist propaganda
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
3. Confederate Monument
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
4. Confederate Graves - Canton, MS Cemetery
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
5. Confederate Grave - Canton, MS Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 30, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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