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Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

To The Confederate Women of Arkansas

1861-1865

 
 
Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2015
1. Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial
Inscription.  ”Whose pious ministrations to our wounded soldiers soothed the last hours of those who died for the object of their tenderest love; whose domestic labors contributed much to supply the wants of our defenders in the field; whose jealous faith in our cause shone a guiding star, undimmed by the darkest clouds of war; whose fortitude sustained them under all the privations to which they were subjected; and whose patriotism will teach their sons to emulate the deeds of their sires.”

This monument is erected by
The State of Arkansas and the Confederate Veterans.

 
Erected 1913 by The State of Arkansas and the United Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 34° 44.738′ N, 92° 17.292′ W. Marker is in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker is on Woodlane Street north of West 6th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker, monument
Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2015
2. Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial
& sculpture are located on the Arkansas State Capitol grounds, near the sidewalk at the southeast corner of the Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Woodlane Street, Little Rock AR 72201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arkansas Medal of Honor Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas Vietnam Veterans' Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Testament" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. 0.2 miles away); Max Henry Aronson – The First Cowboy-Western Movie Star (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Steele (approx. 0.9 miles away); Freedom Riders in Little Rock (approx. one mile away); First Site: Arkansas College of Medicine (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque mounted at eye-level on a 10-foot tall granite pedestal supporting a life-size metal sculpture of a young soldier and family.
 
Regarding To The Confederate Women of Arkansas. National Register of Historic Places (#96000452) (1996) The sculpture is cast in bronze, and stands over 7 feet in height. It is mounted in a multi-tiered pedestal, nearly 12 feet in height, with sections made of concrete, granite, and marble. The statue was created by J. Otto Schweizer.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Mother of the South". The Monument to Confederate Women, also known as the "Mother of the South", is a commemorative sculpture on the grounds of the Arkansas
Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial (<i>wide view; Arkansas State Capitol in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2015
3. Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial (wide view; Arkansas State Capitol in background)
State Capitol in Little Rock, Arkansas. It depicts a mother and two of her children saying goodbye to an older son who is dressed in a Confederate uniform. (Submitted on January 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Nomination (#96000452). (Submitted on January 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWomen
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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