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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Southern Confederacy Monument

 
 
Southern Confederacy Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
1. Southern Confederacy Monument Marker
Inscription.  

Southern
Confederacy
Formed by following states
withdrawing from the Union
South Carolina
December Twentieth
Eighteen Hundred and Sixty

Inscription on the base
Died
for state rights guaranteed under the Constitution. The people of the South, animated by the Spirit of 1776, to preserve their rights, withdrew from the Federal contract in 1861. The North resorted to coercion. The South, against overwhelming numbers and resources, fought until exhausted. During the war, there were twenty two hundred and fifty seven engagements; in eighteen hundred and fifty two of these, at least one regiment took part. Number of men enlisted: Confederate Armies, 800,000; Federal Armies, 2,859,132. Losses from all causes: Confederate, 437,000; Federal, 485,216
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 30° 16.386′ N, 97° 44.448′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Memorial is on East 11th Street west of Brazos Street, on the right when traveling

Southern Confederacy Monument Marker-Inscription on the base image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
2. Southern Confederacy Monument Marker-Inscription on the base
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west. This statue is located on the lawn of the south side of the Texas State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Texas Legislatures (within shouting distance of this marker); Tyler Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor James Edward Ferguson August 31, 1871 -September 21, 1944 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Second Travis County Courthouse and Walton Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Texas Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Andrew Jackson Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Achievements (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Southern Confederacy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
3. Southern Confederacy Monument
Texas State Capitol Building-north side image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
4. Texas State Capitol Building-north side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Additional photos of the other inscriptions on the monument and their transcription • Can you help?

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Jun. 24, 2021