Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County
of Greensville County
Who, in defence of rights
they believed sacred,
took up arms against
the invaders of Virginia.
"The glory dies not and
the grief is past."
of the Confederacy
of Greensville County,
Erected 1910 by Daughters of the Confederacy of Greensville County.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 36° 41.204′ N, 77° 32.532′ W. Marker was in Emporia, Virginia. Marker was on South Main Street (U.S. 301) south of Spring Street, on the left when traveling south. This memorial is located on the lawn of the Greensville County Court House. Touch for map
We have been informed that this sign or monument is no longer there and will not be replaced. This page is an archival view of what was.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Greensville County (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of the 1914-1918 World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Hicks (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grave of Gen. John R. Chambliss, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,031 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2009.