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Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial
Inscription.  (Front):
A
Memorial
to
the soldiers
and
Sailors
of the
Confederacy

(Back):
Walter
Washington
Williams
Who was
recognized by
the Government
of the
United States
as the last
surviving
Confederate
veteran
died
1959
at the age
of
117 years

(Left Side):
South Carolina
Florida
Georgia
Texas
Arkansas
North Carolina
Kentucky

(Right Side):
Mississippi
Alabama
Louisiana
Virginia
Tennessee
Missouri
Maryland

(Around the Base):
Heroic defenders of their country * their fame shall be an echo and a light unto eternity
 
Erected 1965.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
 
Location. 39° 47.098′ N, 77° 15.243′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in the Warfield Ridge section, at stop seven
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front Inscription
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this page online
of the driving tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (within shouting distance of this marker); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alabamians! (about 600 feet away); Garden's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Law's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Left Side Inscription
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. Right Side Inscription
Inscription Around Base - Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
6. Inscription Around Base - Left Side
Inscription Around Base - Right Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
7. Inscription Around Base - Right Side
The Charging Color Bearer image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
8. The Charging Color Bearer
Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
9. Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 906 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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