Bishopville in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead
Lest We Forget
Erected by the people
of Lee County
Through the efforts of
Lottie Green Chapter of
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 34° 13.034′ N, 80° 14.982′ W. Marker is in Bishopville, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the Lee County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Bishopville SC 29010, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bishopville (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Ratcliff's Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Apollos James House (approx. ¼ mile away); Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flag Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dennis High School Thomas Gordon McLeod (approx. half a mile away); Bishopville High School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bishopville.
Regarding Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead. Full-length figure of a uniformed Confederate Army soldier stands atop a long obelisk-like structure. The soldier wears a broad-rimmed hat and holds his rifle across his chest. Decorative reliefs include a Confederate flag on a broken pole, a cannon, and crossed sabers on the west face. Crossed rifles with bayonets appear on the east face.
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.