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

Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument

 
 
Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument
Inscription.  
1861 Virginia 1865
Confederate Dead

We crown the heroes of the past
with the laurel wreath of memory

Go tell the listening worlds afar
of those who died for truth and right

In memory of
Co. "I" 53rd VA. Regiment
Armistead's Brigade
Pickett's Division
and their
Comrades in arms of
Pittsylvania Co.

 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 49.597′ N, 79° 23.902′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Main Street (Business U.S. 29) and Court Place, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 N Main St, Chatham VA 24531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsylvania Court House (a few steps from this marker); Bilhartz, Hall & Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hargrave Military Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rawley White Martin Residence
Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 17, 2013
2. Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Peytonsburg (approx. one mile away); Markham (approx. one mile away); Claude A. Swanson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Whitmell P. Tunstall (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Pittsylvania County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
3. Pittsylvania County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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