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

Bedford County Confederate Monument

 
 
Bedford County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
1. Bedford County Confederate Monument
Inscription.
Deo Vindice

To the Confederate
Soldiers and Sailors of
Bedford County. 1861-1865

Bedford honors her heroes;
proudly rejoicing with the living;
sincerely mourning the dead.
Their history is it's brightest page,
exhibiting the highest qualities of
patriotism, courage, fortitude and virtue.
This stone is erected to keep
fresh in memory the noble deeds
of these devoted sons.

 
Erected 1909 by Sons of Confederate Veterans and the 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. 37° 20.064′ N, 79° 31.355′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 460) and Court Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 129 E Main St, Bedford VA 24523, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bedford County WWII Memorial (here, next to this marker); Bedford’s Volunteer Company (within shouting
Bedford County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
2. Bedford County Court House
distance of this marker); Bedford (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bedford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Avenel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peaks of Otter Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Randolph-Macon Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of John Goode (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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