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Liberty in Amite County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Monument

 
 
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February 12, 2016
1. Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.  Erected on land donated in 1868 by the Liberty Masonic Lodge, this Confederate monument was designed and built by A.J. Lewis. The shaft is inscribed with the names of 279 Amite County Confederate soldiers who died during the Civil War. Dedicated in 1871, it is the first such monument erected in the state and among the first in the nation.
 
Erected 2002 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 31° 9.516′ N, 90° 48.539′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is on North Church Street 0.1 miles north of Main Street (Mississippi Highway 24/48), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 N Church St, Liberty MS 39645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Of Liberty (here, next to this marker); "Three Chopped Way"
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February 12, 2016
2. Confederate Monument Park
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Amite County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Liberty (about 600 feet away); Herbert Lee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amite Female Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); John H. Nunnery (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
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February 12, 2016
3. Confederate Monument Liberty Mississippi
 
 
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