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Bishopville in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead

 
 
Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
1. Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead
West view

Sculpture: approx. 40 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 7 in.; Base: approx. 4 ft. 7 in. x 10 ft. x 10 ft.
Inscription.  
(West face)
CSA
In Memory
of
Lee County's
Confederate Soldiers
Heros
Confederate Dead
(East Face)
Lest We Forget
Erected by the people
of Lee County
Through the efforts of
Lottie Green Chapter of
U.D.C.
A.D. 1913

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 34° 13.034′ N, 80° 14.982′ W. Marker is in Bishopville, South Carolina, in Lee County. Memorial is on South Main Street (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling east. Located at the Lee County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bishopville SC 29010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bishopville (a few steps from this marker); Lee County World War I and World War II Supreme Sacrifice Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bishopville Vietnam Supreme Sacrifice Memorial (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Battle of Ratcliff's Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gratitude Train - Merci America (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corporal James D. Heriot (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Capers (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Apollos James House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bishopville.
 
Regarding Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead. Full-length figure of a uniformed Confederate Army soldier stands atop a long obelisk-like structure. The soldier wears a broad-rimmed hat and holds his rifle across his chest. Decorative reliefs include a Confederate flag on a broken pole, a cannon, and crossed sabers on the west face. Crossed rifles with bayonets appear on the east face.
 
Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead , east side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
2. Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead , east side
Monument to the Confederate Dead ,east face image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
3. Monument to the Confederate Dead ,east face
SIRIS entry:( Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum ) Control Number: IAS SC000130
Nearby Lee County cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
4. Nearby Lee County cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,509 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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