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Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Virginia

 
 
Virginia Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
1. Virginia Memorial
Inscription. (Left Side):
In memory of
the 398 Virginia soldiers.
Lying in this cemetery.
Who fell in defence of
constitutional liberty and
the sovereignty of their state.
From 1861 to 1865. A.D.

(Back):
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.

(Right Side):
Erected by
The ladies of the Virginia
Shaft Association of Winchester
June 6th, 1879.

 
Erected 1879 by Virginia Shaft Association of Winchester.
 
Location. 39° 10.98′ N, 78° 9.457′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Confederate Cemetery Drive and Handley Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the Stonewall Cemetery (Confederate section) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery. Entrance to the Cemetery is at the intersection of Boscawen Street and East Lane. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Confederate Dead
State Seal on Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
2. State Seal on Front of Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to the Unknown and Unrecorded Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida (within shouting distance of this marker); The Third Battle of Winchester (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Virginia Section of the Stonewall Confederate Cemetery. Stonewall Cemetery is the resting place of 477 Virginia Confederate soldiers. (Submitted on January 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
4. Back Inscription
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
5. Right Side Inscription
Memorial to the Unknown image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
6. Memorial to the Unknown
In the Virginia section is small memorial stone to the unknown dead in that section of the cemetery.
Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 1994
7. Virginia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on January 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on January 24, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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