Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
"Lest We Forget." This shaft is erected to honor and perpetuate the memory and valor of our Confederate Soldiers.
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Soldiers of Pike, who fought and fell in many a bloody fray, here shall this shaft your glory tell as ages drift away.
"On fame's eternal camping ground, their silent tents are spread, and glory guards with solemn round, the bivouac of the dead."
Erected 1908 by Pike Monumental Association, U.C.V. & U.D.C.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists.
Location. 31° 48.449′ N, 85° 58.315′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on South Three Notch Street (U.S. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Three Notch Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Pike County WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Historic Troy Post Office (about 600 feet away); Pike County's John Lewis: National Civil Rights Icon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Academy Street High School (approx. half a mile away); Chancellor's Residence (approx. 0.8 miles away); Janice Hawkins Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,391 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.