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Mt. Vernon in Montgomery County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Montgomery County Confederate Monument

 
 
Montgomery County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 20, 2009
1. Montgomery County Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.  
(West face)
[Confederate States of America Emblem]
Dedicated to the glory and honor of the Montgomery County soldiers of the Confederate States of America for their unparalleled courage and gallantry in defense of their homeland and their families and friends for their sacrifices and unwavering love and support.
1861 Confederate 1865
(Ground Tablet)
Montgomery County Soldiers who died during
the War Between the States 1861 1865
(Included a list of those 146 names added 6-06)
(South face)
December 1860
South Carolina
February 1861
Mississippi
Florida
Alabama
Georgia
Louisiana
Texas
April 1861
Virginia
Arkansas
Tennessee
North Carolina
Provisional
Kentucky
Missouri

( East face)
Our Boys
The call went out from Richmond,
to townships great and small.
Our Southern land is threatened,
the Yankees tread our soil.

Our boys rose up to meet the foe
and protect our Dixieland.
They forced them out of Sumter,
then Jackson
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made his stand.

In many different places,
our boys fought valiantly.
In summer heat and winter cold,
with Johnston, Jackson, Lee.

Through many battles won and lost,
our boys were proud and brave.
For heritage and Southern rights,
they gave their all to save.
      Lee Murdock
CSA

(North face)
It is well that
war is so terrible
else men would
learn to love it
too much
     Robert E. Lee

Do our duty in
all thing. You
cannot do more.
You should never
wish to do less.
     Robert E. Lee

Well, if we are to
die, let us die like
men.
    Pat Cleburne
   Franklin, Tn
      Dec. 1864

 
Erected 1997 by Friends and Supporters of General Robert A.Toombs Camp #932 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1861.
 
Location. 32° 10.452′ N, 82° 35.682′ W. Marker is in Mt. Vernon, Georgia, in Montgomery County. Marker is on McEachin Street (U.S. 221). Located at the Courthouse in Mt.
Montgomery County Confederate Monument South face image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 20, 2009
2. Montgomery County Confederate Monument South face
Vernon. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Vernon GA 30445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery County (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Montgomery County (a few steps from this marker); Montgomery County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Nancy Hart Highway (approx. 4˝ miles away); Erected by Works Progress Administration (approx. 10.8 miles away); Minenwerfer (approx. 10.8 miles away); Unknown Confederate Graves (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mt. Vernon.
 
Montgomery County Confederate Monument East face image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 20, 2009
3. Montgomery County Confederate Monument East face
Montgomery County Confederate Monument North face image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 20, 2009
4. Montgomery County Confederate Monument North face
Montgomery County Confederate Monument at the Courthouse in Mt. Vernon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 20, 2009
5. Montgomery County Confederate Monument at the Courthouse in Mt. Vernon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,412 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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