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Ripley in Tippah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tippah County Confederate Memorial

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Tippah County Confederate Memorial
Inscription.  (Front) In memory of the Confederate soldiers of Tippah County, our heroic dead and the chivalrous living who wore the gray, 1861-1865.

(Left) On every great battle field of the war, their valor was illustrated. They won imperishable renown for they will live in history and in the hearts of their descendants to the latest generation.

(Right) Erected by the Thomas Spight Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy August, 1911. "Lest we forget".

(Back) Sleep soldiers; still in honored rest your truth and valor wearing; the bravest are the tenderest, the loving are the daring.
 
Erected 1911 by Thomas Spight Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 43.844′ N, 88° 56.911′ W. Marker is in Ripley, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Memorial is on South Commerce Street north of East Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ripley MS 38663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured

Tippah County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Tippah County Confederate Memorial
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as the crow flies. Tippah County (within shouting distance of this marker); William Clark Falkner (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 6 miles away); Dr. Jessie Mauney (approx. 6.1 miles away); Antioch (approx. 6.1 miles away); Carpenters for Christmas (approx. 6.1 miles away); Southern Literary Festival (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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