Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hillsborough County's Confederate Monument
Memoria In Aeterna
— (In Eternal Remembrance) —
To the Honor and Courage
of the patriots of the
This monument is dedicated by
No.113, U. D. C.,
and the citizens of Tampa.
Not theirs the rush of maddened wrath
that reckless sundered ties of blood,
but honor's beacon showed the path
where dauntless duty stoop.
Through famine years they followed far
where her unswerving banners led -
beyond her glory's flame - tipped star -
behind her - honor's dead.
The years their slow progression keep.
The banner barred with red is furled -
but now its gray clad - soldiers sleep
the heroes of a world
One in the
Erected 1911 by United Daughters of the Confederacy and
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 27° 56.969′ N, 82° 27.275′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Memorial is on Pierce Street near Madison Street, on the left when traveling south. Located at the Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memoria In Aeterna, 1911 (a few steps from this marker); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial I (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1851 † 1891 (about 400 feet away); Hillsborough Lodge (about 400 feet away); Orange Grove Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
1. Marker moved in late 2017
In July 2017, the Board of Commissioners of Hillsborough County voted to move Memoria En Aeterna to Brandon Family Cemetery in Brandon, Florida.
— Submitted February 19, 2019, by Brad Kostelny of Merritt Island, Florida.
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