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Milledgeville in Baldwin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Milledgeville Confederate Monument

 
 
Milledgeville Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
1. Milledgeville Confederate Monument
Inscription.
South(Front)
CSA
This tribute to the
memory of the
Confederate Soldier,
unveiled April 26, 1912.

West
His heroism, in the
presence of the
conquering foe was
equaled only by
his generosity to his
fallen enemy.

North
1861 1865
To the memory of the
Confederate soldier;
whose fame is as imperish-
able as the everlasting hills;
whose courage is unrivalled
since the dawn of civiliza-
tion; whose name shines in
undying glory on the pages
of history;
This monument is lovingly
erected by the
Robt. E. Lee Chapter
Daughters of the Confederacy,
of Milledgeville Georgia.


 
Erected 1912 by Robt. E. Lee Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy of Milledgeville, Georgia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 33° 4.822′ N, 83° 13.504′ W. Marker is in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker is on South Jefferson Street near East Greene Street
Milledgeville Confederate Monument (South side - Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
2. Milledgeville Confederate Monument (South side - Front)
, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 South Jefferson Street, Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Troup-Clark Political Feud (here, next to this marker); Georgia's Secession Convention (within shouting distance of this marker); Provost Guard Campsite (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); State House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexis de Tocqueville (within shouting distance of this marker); In Commemoration of Marquis De Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Old State Capitol (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Fort Defiance (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milledgeville.
 
More about this marker. This monument was first located at the intersection of Hancock and Wilkinson Streets, across from the Courthouse and Post Office. It was later moved here, across from the Georgia Military College.

In August, 2016 a driver crashed into the monument causing the destruction of the soldier statue on the west side.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Milledgeville Confederate Monument (East side with soldier) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
3. Milledgeville Confederate Monument (East side with soldier)
Milledgeville Confederate Monument (North side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
4. Milledgeville Confederate Monument (North side)
Second soldier statue, destroyed in a car crash, was located to the right side of monument.
View of monument from Greene Street north to Jefferson Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
5. View of monument from Greene Street north to Jefferson Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 146 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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