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Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County

 
 
Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County Monument image. Click for full size.
May 9, 2009
1. Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County Monument
Inscription.  
To the
Confederate Soldiers
of Greensville County

1861.-1865.
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."

(back)
Erected by the Daughters
of the Confederacy
of Greensville County,
Virginia, 1910

 
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
Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County Monument (back) image. Click for full size.
May 9, 2009
2. Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County Monument (back)
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. Marker was in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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 March 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 908 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2009.

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May. 27, 2022