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Bentonville in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Confederate Memorial

 
 
Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 1, 2009
1. Confederate Memorial
Inscription. All 4 sides
Confederate

Side 1
To the Southern Soldiers

Side 2
Their names are borne on honor's shield.
Their record is with God.

Side 3
They fought for home and fatherland.

Side 4
1861 - 1865

Metal Plaque added later
James H. Berry
1841-1913
Soldier and Statesman
Beloved of Arkansas
2nd Lieutenant
Co. E. 16th Ark. Infantry, C.S.A.
Legislator-Jurist
Governor of Arkansas
United States Senator.
He performed every duty
with an eye
single to the public welfare
and his own unblemished honor.
This tablet is placed here
by the James H. Berry Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy
The Pat Cleburne Camp
Sons of Confederate Veterans
and other Friends
In loving rememberance
and appreciation
of his noble life and character.

 
Erected 1908 by A.J. Bates and the James H. Berry Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 36° 
Closeup of Side 1 Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 1, 2009
2. Closeup of Side 1 Inscription
22.355′ N, 94° 12.514′ W. Marker is in Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of West Central Avenue and North Main Street, on the left when traveling east on West Central Avenue. Touch for map. This memorial is in the middle of the town square for Bentonville. Marker is in this post office area: Bentonville AR 72712, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walton's 5 &10 (within shouting distance of this marker); Terry Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Benton County First Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Benton County Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Benton County National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eagle Hotel (about 500 feet away); Big Tree (approx. 0.8 miles away); Purple Heart (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bentonville.
 
Also see . . .  Bentonville. The official link to Bentonville's Visitor's Bureau (Submitted on July 29, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Closeup of Side 2 Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 1, 2009
3. Closeup of Side 2 Inscription
Closeup of Side 3 Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 1, 2009
4. Closeup of Side 3 Inscription
Closeup of Side 4 carving image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 1, 2009
5. Closeup of Side 4 carving
Closeup of Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 1, 2009
6. Closeup of Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,579 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 29, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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