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Parksley in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Confederate Memorial

 
 
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January 17, 2021
1. Confederate Memorial
Inscription.  
Erected by Harmanson-West Camp Confederate Volunteers in memory of their dead comrades from Accomack and Northampton Counties

They died for the principles upon which all true republics are founded

They fought for conscience sake and died for right

At the call of patriotism and duty, they encountered the perils of the field and were faithful even unto death
 
Erected 1899 by Harmanson-West Camp Confederate Volunteers.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 47.049′ N, 75° 39.224′ W. Marker is in Parksley, Virginia, in Accomack County. Memorial is at the intersection of Cassatt Avenue (Virginia Route 316) and Mary Street, on the right when traveling south on Cassatt Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parksley VA 23421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Class X23 Box Car (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railroad Tracks That Run Through Parksley (within shouting distance of this marker); Maintenance-of-Way Tool Shed (within shouting distance

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January 17, 2021
2. Confederate Memorial
of this marker); Barber Shop Bench (within shouting distance of this marker); Lightweight Sleeping Car (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hopeton Passenger Station (within shouting distance of this marker); This corner portion of the brick foundation (within shouting distance of this marker); Diner #6061 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parksley.
 
Additional keywords. Lost Cause propaganda
 
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January 17, 2021
3. Confederate Memorial
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January 17, 2021
4. Confederate Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2021.
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