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

Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument

 
 
Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 4, 2013
1. Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.  
Confederate Soldiers
1861 - 1865

To the memory of
The Sons of Amherst County
who from 1861 to 1865
upheld in arms the cause
of Virginia and the South,
who fell in battle
or died from wounds,
and survivors of the war
who as long as they lived
were ever proud that they
had done their part
in the noble cause.

 
Erected 1922 by The Dr. John Thompson Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 37° 35.111′ N, 79° 3.06′ W. Marker is in Amherst, Virginia, in Amherst County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of East Court Street and Goodwin Street when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amherst VA 24521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. POW-MIA Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Beirut-Lebanon (within shouting distance
Amherst County U.D.C. Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 4, 2013
2. Amherst County U.D.C. Monument
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of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Courage of Frank Padget (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kearfortt-Wood House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amherst.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 943 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jan. 24, 2022