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Sumner in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument

 
 
Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument Marker (Front)
Inscription.   Front
1861–1865
Our Heroes

Rear
"For truth dies
not and by her
light they raise
the flag whose
starry folds have
never trailed;
and by the low
tents of the
deathless deed
they left the
cause that never
yet has failed."
by Virginia F. Boyle.
To the Tallahatchie
Rifles and all who served
from this county.

 
Erected 1913 by the Wm. Fitzgerald Chapter No. 696 United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 33° 58.249′ N, 90° 22.167′ W. Marker is in Sumner, Mississippi, in Tallahatchie County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Court Street and East Court Street, on the right when traveling east on North Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 West Court Street, Sumner MS 38957, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emmett Till Murder Trial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallahatchie County (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.C. Handy Encounters the Blues (approx. 4.7 miles away); Tutwiler Funeral Home (approx. 4.7 miles away); Legendary Home of the Blues (approx. 4.7 miles away); John Lee Hooker (approx. 7.3 miles away); Parchman Farm Blues (approx. 8.2 miles away); River Site (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sumner.
 
More about this monument. 1861-1865 appears on all four sides.
 
Regarding Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument. Full-length figure of a uniformed Confederate soldier stands atop a tall shaft on a tiered base. The figure wears a wide-brimmed hat and shades his eyes with his proper left hand. He holds his rifle by his proper right side, rifle butt on the ground.
 
Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument Marker (Rear) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument Marker (Rear)
Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument
Confederate Monument with courthouse in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
4. Confederate Monument with courthouse in background.
Rear view of monument. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
5. Rear view of monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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