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Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Confederate Monument

Portsmouth, Virginia

 
 
Portsmouth Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
September 1, 2014
1. Portsmouth Confederate Monument
Inscription.  
To Our
Confederate
Dead
1861 - 1865

 
Erected 1876 by Ladies Memorial Aid Association.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 36° 50.136′ N, 76° 18.054′ W. Marker was in Portsmouth, Virginia. Memorial was at the intersection of Court Street and High Street, in the median on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Portsmouth VA 23704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Norfolk County Court House (a few steps from this marker); The 1846 Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Towne Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Commodore Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court Street Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Monumental Methodist Church
Portsmouth Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
September 1, 2014
2. Portsmouth Confederate Monument
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(about 500 feet away); Portsmouth Public Library (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Monument (Portsmouth, Virginia). Wikipedia (Submitted on September 2, 2014.) 

2. After much controversy the monument was removed. The Portsmouth city council voted unanimously to relocate the monument, and over two months after the city made national headlines when a man was struck by a statue of a Confederate soldier as it was pulled down and damaged during a demonstration on June 10. Its current location is unknown. (Submitted on June 5, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
Portsmouth Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
September 1, 2014
3. Portsmouth Confederate Monument
Portsmouth Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
September 1, 2014
4. Portsmouth Confederate Monument
Portsmouth Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
September 1, 2014
5. Portsmouth Confederate Monument
<i>Court and High Streets, Portsmouth, Va.<br> showing Confederate Monument</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
6. Court and High Streets, Portsmouth, Va.
showing Confederate Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 2, 2014.   6. submitted on October 10, 2015.

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May. 25, 2022