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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Our Confederate Dead

1861—1865

 
 
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By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
1. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription.  
(face)
They sleep—what need to question now
if they were right or wrong:
They know ere this whose cause was
just in God the Father's sight
They wield no warlike weapons now
return no foeman's thrust
Who but a coward would revile
an honored soldier's dust.

(east side)
To every man upon this earth death comes soon or late, and how can man die better than facing fearful odds for the ashes of his father, and the temple of his God.

(reverse)
Greater love hath no man than
this that a man lay down his
life for his friends.

(west side)
The marble minstrels voiceful tone
In deathless songs shall tell
When many a vanished age hath flown
The story, how ye fell;
Nor wreak, nor change, nor winter blight,
Nor time's remoreseless doom
Shall dim one ray of holy light
That gilds your glorious tomb.
 
Erected 1892 by Daughters Of The Confederacy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites

Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
2. Our Confederate Dead Marker
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War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 11.682′ N, 84° 51.965′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 60) and Glenns Creek Road, on the right when traveling east. Located in Section G of Frankfort Cemetery, north of the Kentucky State Military Monument and Daniel Boone's grave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 East Main Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Boone's Grave (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kentucky's State Mound (about 400 feet away); Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (about 400 feet away); Frankfort State Hospital And School Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone (approx. ¼ mile away); Frankfort (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Winnie A. Scott Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ruth Hanly Booe 1891-1973 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .  Confederate Monument in Frankfort. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.) 
 
Grave of Confederate General Simon Bolivar Buckner image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
3. Grave of Confederate General Simon Bolivar Buckner
Located within walking distance of the Our Confederate Dead Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Last updated on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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