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Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Monument To The Confederate Dead

 
 
Monument To The Confederate Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2016
1. Monument To The Confederate Dead
Inscription.  
(south face)
Dulce et decorum
est pro patria mori.

Erected
by the
United Daughters
of the
Confederacy
to the
Confederate Dead.

We care not whence they came,
Dear in their lifeless clay!
Whether unknown or known to fame,
Their cause and country still the same.
They died—and wore the gray.​

(east face)
They sleep well
in their unknown
graves on this
far-away
battle field.​

(north face)
They gave their lives
in defense of their
country on the fields
of the First and
Second Manassas.​

(west face)
But for them the
counting of time
is not: for they
dwell in the
City of God.​
 
Erected 1904 by The Bull Run Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
Monument To The Confederate Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2016
2. Monument To The Confederate Dead
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. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 38° 48.841′ N, 77° 32.758′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial can be reached from Lee Highway (U.S. 29) 0.1 miles east of Featherbed Lane, on the right when traveling west. The memorial stands located in the Groveton Confederate Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11750 Lee Hwy, Manassas VA 20109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Groveton Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Manassas National Battlefield Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Groveton Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Federal Artillery Position (about 400 feet away); Brooklyn Fourteenth (about 400 feet away); Fighting in Twilight (about 400 feet away); Twilight Clash (about 500 feet away); Groveton (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
Groveton Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2016
3. Groveton Confederate Cemetery
Monument shown in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 27, 2022