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Roanoke County Confederate Monument

 
 
Roanoke County Confederate Monument (front) image. Click for full size.
May 28, 2011
1. Roanoke County Confederate Monument (front)
Inscription.  
In memory of the
Confederate soldiers
of Roanoke County
1861—1865

Love makes
memory eternal

 
Erected 1909 by Southern Cross Chapter U.D.C.
 
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 year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 37° 17.613′ N, 80° 3.276′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 460) and North College Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Howard Thompson (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. ¼ mile away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Sgt. James Walton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew Lewis’ Grave (approx. 0.3 miles away); To honor our Confederate Soldiers
Roanoke County Confederate Monument (rear) image. Click for full size.
May 28, 2011
2. Roanoke County Confederate Monument (rear)
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); General Andrew Lewis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Old Roanoke County Court House image. Click for full size.
May 28, 2011
3. Old Roanoke County Court House
Now Francis T. West Hall at Roanoke College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2011.

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Oct. 3, 2022