Lumpkin in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
of Stewart County
both those who fought
and fell and those who
fought and survived.
Erected 1908 by Stewart County Chapter U.D.C.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 32° 3.055′ N, 84° 47.69′ W. Marker is in Lumpkin, Georgia, in Stewart County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Broad Street (State Highway 27) and Cotton Street, on the right when traveling east on West Broad Street. Monument is at northwest corner of courthouse square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lumpkin GA 31815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin and Stewart County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedingfield Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Stewart County Academy and Masonic Building (about 300 John Wellborn Root Birthplace Site (about 400 feet away); Providence Canyons (approx. ¼ mile away); Masonic Female College (approx. ¼ mile away); Westville Symposium / Academic Pioneers (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lumpkin.
Regarding Our Soldiers. A tall granite shaft topped by a Confederate soldier facing north, a rifle cradled in his proper right arm as he cleans his pipe. A bed roll hangs over his proper left shoulder and rests on his proper right hip. On his proper left hip is a canteen and a sheathed knife. The soldier's proper right leg rests against a broken tree trunk. The back of the shaft is adorned with a Confederate flag and the front of the shaft is adorned with a relief of crossed rifles. At the base of the shaft are three steps. McNeel Marble Works, fabricator. Source: Smithsonian AmericanArt Museum Inventory of American Sculpture
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