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Hillsboro in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hill County Confederate Memorial

1861 - 1865

 
 
Hill County Confederate Memorial Marker ; Figure and base: Georgia granite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
1. Hill County Confederate Memorial Marker ; Figure and base: Georgia granite
Inscription.  
Erected by the Patriotic Citizens
of Hill County, under the Auspices
of Hill County Camp Sons of
Confederate Veterans, #966, in
grateful and loving memory of the
soldiers of the Southern Confederacy.
A.D. 1925

 
Erected 1925.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 0.663′ N, 97° 7.83′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Texas, in Hill County. Memorial is on North Waco Street near East Elm Street (Texas Highway 22/171), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro TX 76645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hill County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hill County (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse History (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Old Lexington Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Bond's Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Bank Building
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hillsboro Post Office Building (about 500 feet away); City of Hillsboro (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Regarding Hill County Confederate Memorial. Description: A Civil War soldier, dressed in full uniform that includes a hat, a bedroll strapped over his proper left shoulder, and a belt with hanging canteen and ammunition pack, stands at parade rest with a tree stump at his proper left side. He holds the barrel of a rifle with both hands, the butt rests at his feet. The figure is placed atop a multitiered base, the top front of which is decorated with an incised laurel wreath.
Smithsonian American Art Museum Inventory of American Sculpture Control Number TX000424
 
Hill County Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
2. Hill County Confederate Memorial Marker
Hill County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
3. Hill County Confederate Memorial
Hillsboro Monument Works, fabricator.
Hill County Confederate Memorial , southeast corner courthouse lawn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
4. Hill County Confederate Memorial , southeast corner courthouse lawn
Dimensions: Overall: approx. H. 20 ft.; Figure: approx. H. 6 1/2 ft. x W. 3 ft.; Base: approx. W. 6 ft.
Hill County Confederate Memorial Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By QuesterMark, June 26, 2016
5. Hill County Confederate Memorial Marker Reverse
"A Confederate Soldier"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on October 27, 2017, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas.

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