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Monroe in Walton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Walton County Civil War Monument

 
 
Walton County Civil War Monument (<i>west face</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
1. Walton County Civil War Monument (west face)
Inscription.  
[west face]
”On fame’s eternal
camping ground,
their silent tents
are spread,
and glory guards,
with solemn round,
the bivouac of the dead.”

Comrades

To Our
Confederate
Dead

[east face]
”How sleep the brave,
who sink to rest,
by all their country’s
wishes blest.”

 
Erected 1907 by Ladies Memorial Association; Surviving Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 33° 47.678′ N, 83° 42.77′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Georgia, in Walton County. Memorial is on South Broad Street (Georgia Route 11) just south of East Spring Street (Georgia Route 10), on the left when traveling south. Monument is located near the northwest corner of the old Walton County Courthouse grounds, facing South Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe GA 30655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walton County (a few steps from this marker); Walton County Veterans Memorial
Walton County Civil War Monument (<i>east face</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
2. Walton County Civil War Monument (east face)
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(a few steps from this marker); James Monroe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seven Governors Have Lived In Walton County (about 800 feet away); Moore’s Ford Lynching (approx. 7.2 miles away); Centreville (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Poppy Lady (approx. 7.7 miles away); Moina Michael (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Walton County Civil War Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
3. Walton County Civil War Monument Statue
Walton County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
4. Walton County Civil War Monument
Walton County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
5. Walton County Civil War Monument
(looking east from South Broad Street • historic Walton County Courthouse in background)
Walton County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
6. Walton County Civil War Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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