Staunton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Dead Monument - Thornrose Cemetery
870 Lie Here
Recorded by Name, Company & Regiment:
Virginia 385, N. Carolina 176, S. Carolina 59,
Georgia 208, Alabama 49, Florida 8,
Mississippi 11, Louisiana 19, Tennessee 12,
Arkansas 20, Texas 3,
Recorded by Name Only
The Glory of Duty Done,
The Honor of the Integrity of Principle”
Robert E. Lee
By The Balance Of Battle
These Have Glorified Their Cause
By The Record Of Noble Sacrifice,
The Simple Manhood Of Their Lives,
The Patient Endurance Of Suffering,
And The Heroism Of Death.
May Such Fidelity And Patriotism
Around This Shaft
Are Gathered Also The Remains Of
About 700 Confederate Soldiers,
Not Recorded By Name,
From Fields of Allegheny, McDowell,
Cross Keys, Port Republic, Piedmont
Virginia Forgets Not Any
Who Died In Her Defence.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 9.16′ N, 79° 4.909′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from West Beverly Street (State Highway 254), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staunton VA 24401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augusta County Confederates Plaque (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stuart Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis Creek Watershed (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Wesleyan Female Institute (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Alexander Humphreys (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lt. Col. Jacob Earl "Shorty" Manch (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staunton.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Augusta County and City of Staunton Civil War related markers and sites.
Additional keywords. Neo-Confederate propaganda, Lost Cause propaganda
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,590 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2012, by William Arlen Hanger of Churchville, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.