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Marion in Crittenden County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Confederate Soldier's Memorial

Erected 1936

 

—Courthouse Square Walking Trail —

 
Confederate Soldier's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
1. Confederate Soldier's Memorial Marker
Weathering has caused the marker to come apart.
Inscription. This granite marker on the south lawn was erected by Crittenden County United Daughters of the Confederacy, and dedicated October 4, 1936, as a memorial to those who served with Confederate military during the War Between the States. The magnolia trees were planted by the same U.D.C. chapter on the south lawn of the courthouse. One tree is separately marked with a bronze plaque in memory of Major R.F. Crittenden confederate soldier, 1846-1899.
 
Erected by the City of Marion.
 
Location. 35° 12.912′ N, 90° 11.819′ W. Marker is in Marion, Arkansas, in Crittenden County. Marker is on Court Street north of East Military Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 Court Street, Marion AR 72364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Confederate Soldier's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhodes Storefronts (within shouting distance of this marker); Crittenden County Health Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
The nearby Confederate Soldier's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
2. The nearby Confederate Soldier's Memorial
The Sultana Tragedy (about 400 feet away); The Loss of the Sultana (about 400 feet away); Crittenden Bank & Trust Company (about 500 feet away); Marion Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View from marker towards Courthouse with the monument in far middle background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
3. View from marker towards Courthouse with the monument in far middle background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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