Abbeville in Wilcox County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wilcox County Confederate Monument
to all the world the love we bear
to those who fought and bled and fell, whose battle cry was do and dare.
Who feared no foe, but faced the fray —
our gallant men who wore the gray.”
”It is a duty we owe to posterity to see that our children shall know the virtues and become worthy of their sires.”
United Daughters of
April 26, 1909.
In memory of our
heroes in gray.
Erected 1909 by Abbeville Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 31° 59.555′ N, 83° 18.428′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, Georgia, in Wilcox County. Memorial Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 North Broad Street, Abbeville GA 31001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Davis (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Jefferson Davis (a few steps from this marker); De Soto Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox County (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis Camp Site (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hope Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Breakfast Branch (approx. 4.3 miles away); Ozias Church Bethlehem Church (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abbeville.
Also see . . . Wilcox County Confederate Monument. Atop a tall square shaft a Civil war soldier stands wearing a Confederate uniform and hat. The shaft rests on a three tiered base. This monument was fabricated by McNeel Marble Works, and dedicated on April 26, 1909. (Submitted on January 16, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Last updated on January 16, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.