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Palmyra in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial

 
 
Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
1. Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial
Two 12-pdr Napoleon guns guard the memorial.
Inscription.
To the memory
of
The Confederate
soldiers of
Fluvanna County
1861-1865.

 
Location. 37° 51.615′ N, 78° 15.878′ W. Marker is in Palmyra, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (County Route 1001) and County Route 1003, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on a square in front of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Palmyra VA 22963, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fluvanna County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Texas Jack” Omohundro Birthplace (approx. 0.6 miles away); The “Regular” Methodist Conference (approx. 2.1 miles away); S. C. Abrams High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Jasper (approx. 3.6 miles away); Point of Fork (approx. 5.6 miles away); Fluvanna County World War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Fork Union Academy (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmyra.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
2. Front Inscription
Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
3. Back of Memorial
12-pdr Napoleon Gun image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
4. 12-pdr Napoleon Gun
This particular gun is registry number 73 from Henry N. Hooper of Boston, Massachusetts in 1862. The other gun at the memorial was cast in the same year by Hooper, and appears to be registry number 72.
Fluvanna Artillery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
5. Fluvanna Artillery
One of the cornerstones to the memorial base reads:
Fluvanna Artillery
Nelson's Battalion
Army of Northern Va.
1861-65.
C.G. Snead, Captain
Major D. W. Anderson image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
6. Major D. W. Anderson
Another cornerstone reads:
Maj. D.W. Anderson
Co. K. 44 Va. Inf.
1861-1865.
Women of Fluvanna County image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
7. Women of Fluvanna County
The Patriotic Women
of Fluvanna Co. Va.
1861-1865.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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