Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
To Richard Kirkland C. S. A. in commemoration of his heroism at Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862. Christlike compassion moved him to leap over the stone wall, a mark for hostile guns, and carry water, again and again, to the suffering foe fallen thick in front. “Greater love hath no man than this” He fell at Chickamauga, aged 20. A tribute from the school children of Camden. A.D. 1910
1911 Presented by The National Humane Alliance Hermon Lee Ensign Founder
Erected 1910 by The School Children of Camden/The National Humane Alliance.
Location. 34° 14.835′ N, 80° 36.116′ W. Marker is in Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker can be reached from Jefferson Davis Highway / E De Kalb Street (U.S. 1). Touch for map. On East De Kalb Street between Lyttleton and Fair Sts. in Hampton Park. Marker is in this post office area: Camden SC 29020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camden (within shouting distance of this marker); The De Kalb Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); E.H. Dibble Store / Eugene H. Dibble (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bishop Davis House Baruch Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); King Haiglar Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Action at Logtown (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor and Rememberance (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. the monument at Fredericksburg “The Angel of Marye’s Heights.”
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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