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Vernon in Lamar County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lamar County Confederate Memorial

 
 
Lamar County Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
1. Lamar County Confederate Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
1861 — 1865

Lamar County's
tribute to the
men who wore
the Confederate
gray and were
faithful to
the cause

 
Erected by Citizens of Lamar County, Alabama, Sons of Confederate Veterans-Alabama Division, the Society of the Order of the Southern Cross, United Daughters of the Confederacy-Samuel J. Shields Chapter #1874, The Order of Confederate Rose-Alabama Society and S.C.V. Moscow Camp #1823.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists.
 
Location. 33° 45.453′ N, 88° 6.531′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Alabama, in Lamar County. Memorial is at the intersection of Pond Street (Alabama Route 17) and 1st Avenue NE, on the right when traveling north on Pond Street. Located on the lawn of the Lamar County Courthouse.
Lamar County Courthouse & Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
2. Lamar County Courthouse & Confederate Memorial
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Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44690 Highway 17, Vernon AL 35592, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial (here, next to this marker); Lamar County WWI & WWII Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Ogden House (approx. 9.9 miles away); Birth of Sulligent (approx. 10.1 miles away); John Hollis Bankhead (approx. 10.3 miles away); Center Point Church (approx. 15.3 miles away in Mississippi); Splunge Free Will Baptist Church (approx. 16.9 miles away in Mississippi).
 
View south of Lamar County Confederate Memorial and Highway 17. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
3. View south of Lamar County Confederate Memorial and Highway 17.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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