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Pearisburg in Giles County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Giles County Confederate Monument

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
1. Giles County Confederate Memorial
Side 1
Inscription.  (Side 1)
1861-1865
To the Confederate soldiers of Giles County

Our Heroes

(Side 2)
Giles Co. furnished seven volunteer companies numbering about 800 men as follows:
Co D 7th Regiment Infantry
" F 24 " "
" H 36 " "
" I 36 " "
" H 37 " Cavalry
McComas—French Artillery
Starke's Batn. Wise Brigade
Giles Co. Reserves.
4th Battalion Brig.

Lest We Forget

(Side 3)
It is the duty we owe to the dead who died for us but whose memories dare never die
it is a duty we owe to posterity to see that our children shall know the virtues, and rise worthy of their sires.
Jefferson Davis

Love Makes Memory Eternal

(Side 4)
This monument the gift of those who revere the memory of the Confederate soldier.
 
Erected 1909 by McComas Chapter, United Daughters of Confederacy.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 19.61′ N, 80° 44.11′ W. Marker is

Giles County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
2. Giles County Confederate Memorial
Side 2
in Pearisburg, Virginia, in Giles County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Main Street (Business U.S. 460) and Wenonah Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. On the grounds of the Giles County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pearisburg VA 24134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pearisburg (a few steps from this marker); McClaugherty Mill Stone (a few steps from this marker); Giles County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Soldiers of Giles County (within shouting distance of this marker); First Court of Giles County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Snidow's Ferry (approx. 3.3 miles away); Narrows (approx. 4.2 miles away); Snidow Pioneers (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pearisburg.
 
Giles County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
3. Giles County Confederate Memorial
Side 3
Giles County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
4. Giles County Confederate Memorial
Side 4
Giles County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
5. Giles County Confederate Memorial
Giles County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
6. Giles County Confederate Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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