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Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Memorial to Arizona Confederate Troops

 
 
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February 11, 2010
1. Memorial to Arizona Confederate Troops Marker
Inscription.  
Memorial to
Arizona Confederate Troops
1861 - 1865
United Daughters of the Confederacy
1961
"A Nation That Forgets its Past has no Future"

 
Erected 1962 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
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 permanently removed. It was located near 33° 26.911′ N, 112° 5.683′ W. Marker was in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker could be reached from Adams Street, 0.1 miles west of 15th Avenue and Adams. This marker was best reached by parking in the Arizona Capital Adams Street parking lot then walking the north sidewalk toward the old capital building. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1700 West Adams Street, Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Jewish War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Arizona's Pioneer Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Albert Braun O.F.M.
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February 11, 2010
2. Memorial to Arizona Confederate Troops Marker
This is a "classic" style Arizona marker from when the "Five C's" - copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate - drove the economy. Petrified wood and Arizona native stone are used in the memorial's construction. In this case, chrysocolla and other copper ore have been shaped into the state's outline. Many early markers have style including mortared stone, although the use of copper ore is rare.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Navajo Code Talkers (within shouting distance of this marker); Eusebio Francisco Kino (within shouting distance of this marker); The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Arizona Signal Mast (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
 
More about this marker. This monument was in the Wesley Bolin Plaza Memorial Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - Confederate Territory of Arizona. (Submitted on February 12, 2010.)
2. Monument Removal. Confederate monuments removed from Arizona Capitol at request of United Daughters of the Confederacy (Submitted on September 9, 2020.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Memorial removed by the UDC.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy moved the monument on July 23, 2020 to a private location. Two other Confederate monuments within Arizona were also removed.
    — Submitted July 26, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
Additional keywords. Civil War
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,852 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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