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Lexington in Oglethorpe County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument

 
 
Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 4, 2015
1. Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Oglethorpe County
1861-1865

 
Erected 1916.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 33° 52.167′ N, 83° 6.702′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Georgia, in Oglethorpe County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 77) and Gilmer Street on Main Street. Marker is on the grounds of the Oglethorpe County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington GA 30648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor Gilmer’s Home (here, next to this marker); Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglethorpe County Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); James T. Rayle Post No. 123 Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglethorpe County (within shouting distance of this marker); Beth-Salem Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meson Academy
Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 4, 2015
2. Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Meson Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wm H Crawford (approx. 2.7 miles away); Veterans of Oglethorpe County (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
More about this monument. The sculpture is marble and the base granite. The base is inscribed with several hundred names of Confederate veterans from Oglethorpe County.
 
Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 4, 2015
3. Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker
Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 4, 2015
4. Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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