Millen in Jenkins County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Jenkins County Confederate Memorial
Erected June 3rd.1909
The Wayside Home
In Honor Of Our
Whom Power Could
Whom Death Could
Whom Defeat Could
Those Who Served
( East Face )
Those Who Fought
( North Face )
These Were Men Who
By The Simple Manhood
Of Their Lives,
By Their Strict Adherence
To The Principals Of Right,
By Their Sublime Courage
And Unspeakable Sacrifices,
Even To The Heroism Of Death,
Have Preserved For Us.
Through the Gloom Of Defeat,
A Priceless Heritage Of Honor.
" For Each Single Wreck
In The War Path Of Might,
Shall Yet Be A Rock In
The Temple Of Right."
Those Who Fell.
( West Face )
Erected 1909 by The Wayside Home Chapter. U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker
Location. 32° 48.246′ N, 81° 56.357′ W. Marker is in Millen, Georgia, in Jenkins County. Marker is on East Winthorpe Avenue near Daniels Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millen GA 30442, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jenkins Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wayside Home (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Wayside Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Millen Junction (about 700 feet away); Millen Fountain (about 700 feet away); Millen Flagpole (about 700 feet away); Millen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman at Millen (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millen.
Regarding Jenkins County Confederate Memorial. Description: At the top of a tall obelisk a Civil War soldier stands holding a musket by the barrel with both hands in front of him, the butt of the musket resting next to his proper right foot. He stands against a tree stump. He has a mustache and wears a hat and a uniform. Equipment is strapped to him, including an ammunition pack, a canteen, and a blanket draped across his proper left shoulder. The sculpture
Artist: McNeel Marble Works, fabricator.
Title: Jenkins County Confederate Monument, (Sculpture).
Other Titles: Confederacy, (sculpture).
Dates: Dedicated June 3, 1909.
Medium: Sculpture: granite; Base: granite.
Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. 25 x 2 x 2 ft.; Base: approx. 19 x 48 x 48 in.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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