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Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Our Confederate Dead

 
 
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription.  
Erected by
The Robert E. Lee Chapter
Daughters of the Confederacy
No. 324
Sept. 14, 1905.

[ Back of Monument: ]
Sleep sweetly in your humble graves.
Sleep martyrs of a fallen cause.
For lo, a marble column craves
the pilgrim here to pause.
1861 – 65.

 
Erected 1905 by Daughters of the Confederacy - Robert E. Lee Chapter.
 
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 date for this entry is September 14, 1905.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 35° 49.425′ N, 80° 15.2′ W. Marker was in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker was at the intersection of S Main Street and E Center Street, on the left when traveling south on S Main Street. The monument consists of a granite base, topped by a statue of a Confederate Soldier. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Lexington NC 27292, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Back of Monument
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location, measured as the crow flies. Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Lexington (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Benjamin Merrill (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  Lexington Confederate monument removed overnight into Friday. (Submitted on November 26, 2021.)
 
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Marker in Lexington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Marker in Lexington
The Confederate Monument originally stood at the center of Lexington Square. After being hit by cars on multiple occasions, it was moved to its present location in the southeast corner of the square.
Closeup of Confederate Soldier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
5. Closeup of Confederate Soldier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 21, 2022