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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Murfreesboro Confederate Soldiers Monument

 
 
Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
1. Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.  
(east face)
In commemoration of the valor of
Confederate Soldiers,
who fell in the great Battle of Murfreesboro,
Dec. 31, 1862, and January 2, 1863,
and in minor engagements in this vicinity,
this monument is erected.

(north face)
Lest we forget
1861-1865
(west face)
A monument for our soldiers,
built of a people's love.
(south face)
Honor decks the turf that wraps their clay.
 
Erected 1901 by Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 50.773′ N, 86° 23.496′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Church Street and North PublicSquare, on the left when traveling north on North Church Street. This monument is northeast of the Rutherford County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Public Square, Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rutherford County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Original Courthouse Step (a few steps from this marker); The Founding of the County (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford County Boys (within shouting distance of this marker); 1860s View of East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Murfreesboro was the Capital of the State of Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
2. Confederate Soldiers Monument
Rutherford County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
3. Rutherford County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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