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Lumpkin in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Our Soldiers

 
 
Stewart County Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2008
1. Stewart County Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.
In memory of the brave
Confederate soldiers
of Stewart County
both those who fought
and fell and those who
fought and survived.

 
Erected 1908 by Stewart County Chapter U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 3.055′ N, 84° 47.69′ W. Marker is in Lumpkin, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broad Street (State Highway 27) and Cotton Street, on the right when traveling east on West Broad Street. Touch for map. Monument is at northwest corner of courthouse square. Marker is in this post office area: Lumpkin GA 31815, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin and Stewart County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedingfield Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Stewart County Academy and Masonic Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Wellborn Root Birthplace Site (about 400 feet away); Masonic Female College
Stewart County CSA Soldiers Monument and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2008
2. Stewart County CSA Soldiers Monument and Courthouse
(approx. mile away); Providence Canyons (approx. mile away); Westville Symposium (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lumpkin.
 
Regarding Our Soldiers. A tall granite shaft topped by a Confederate soldier facing north, a rifle cradled in his proper right arm as he cleans his pipe. A bed roll hangs over his proper left shoulder and rests on his proper right hip. On his proper left hip is a canteen and a sheathed knife. The soldier's proper right leg rests against a broken tree trunk. The back of the shaft is adorned with a Confederate flag and the front of the shaft is adorned with a relief of crossed rifles. At the base of the shaft are three steps. McNeel Marble Works, fabricator. Source: Smithsonian AmericanArt Museum Inventory of American Sculpture
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Statue Topping Stewart County CSA Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2008
3. Statue Topping Stewart County CSA Soldiers Monument
Stewart County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2008
4. Stewart County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 869 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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