Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Our Confederate Dead
The Robert E. Lee Chapter
Daughters of the Confederacy
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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 49.425′ N, 80° 15.2′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is 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 is 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 marker, 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); The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.