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Sussex in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Sussex County Confederate Monument

Sussex County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
January 17, 2011
1. Sussex County Confederate Monument
Our Confederate Soldiers

“The principles for which they fought live eternally.”

List of companies organized in
and sent out from Sussex County:
Co.A, 41st Va. Reg’t, Infantry,
“Sussex Sharp Shooters”;
Co.D, 13th Va. Reg’t, Cavalry;
Co.E, 16th Va. Reg’t, Infantry;
Co.F, 41st Va. Reg’t, Artillery,
Wise’s Legion;
Co.H, 13th Va. Reg’t, Cavalry,
“Sussex Light Dragoons,”
For roll of members see records
in the county clerk’s office.

Erected by
Sussex Chapter
Chapter Organized
Sept. 29, 1909


Erected 1912 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument 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 month for this entry is September 1917.
Location. 36° 54.936′ N, 77° 16.786′ W. Marker is in Sussex,
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Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Courthouse Road and Thornton Square. This monument is located on the front lawn of the Sussex County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15080 Courthouse Road, Sussex VA 23884, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sussex County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sussex County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Hunting Quarter Baptist Church (approx. 4 miles away); The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 5.4 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 6.6 miles away); Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 6.8 miles away); Jones Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sussex.
UDC Monument (front) image. Click for full size.
January 17, 2011
2. UDC Monument (front)
UDC Monument (rear) image. Click for full size.
January 17, 2011
3. UDC Monument (rear)
Sussex County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
January 17, 2011
4. Sussex County Courthouse
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2011.

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