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Confederate Soldier Memorial

(Gainesville, Florida)

 
 
Confederate Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 4, 2012
1. Confederate Soldier Marker
Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title: Confederate Soldier...Control Number: IAS FL000123 Sculpture: approx. 6 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. x 3 ft.
Base: approx. 10 ft. x 5 ft. 3 in. x 5 ft. 3 in.
John G. Segesman sculptor
Inscription.
(North face)
In Memory Of
The
Confederate
Dead
1861 1865

(East face)
"They Fell For Us and For Them
Should Fall
The Tears Of A Nation's Grief."

(West face)
They Counted The Cost
And In Defence Of Right
They Paid The Martyr's Price."

(South face)
Erected By
Kirby Smith
Chapter No. 202
U.D.C.
A.D. 1904.


 
Erected 1904 by Kirby Smith Chapter No. 202 U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 29° 39.1′ N, 82° 19.49′ W. Marker was in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker was on South Main Street (State Road 329) near East University Avenue (State Road 24 / 26), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 6 East University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Alachula County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Josiah T. Walls (about
Confederate Soldier Marker, North face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 4, 2012
2. Confederate Soldier Marker, North face
400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spanish Cattle Ranching (about 500 feet away); First Gainesville Skirmish / Battle of Gainesville (about 500 feet away); City of Gainesville (about 600 feet away); East Florida Seminary (about 600 feet away); "The Great Endurance Run" (approx. ¼ mile away); The Gainesville Servicemen's Center / Thelma Boltin Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
Regarding Confederate Soldier Memorial. Description: Confederate soldier standing with his proper left leg forward and his proper left foot resting on a camp pack with a bed roll. He is holding the top of a musket with both hands, proper right hand above proper left hand while the musket base is on the ground. The soldier wears a sword scabbard on his proper left hip (no sword is apparent), and a pouch on his back side that is attached by a shoulder strap over his proper right shoulder. On his proper right hip is a rectangular box attached to a strap that is over his proper left shoulder and a small semi-circular pouch is attached to
Confederate Soldier Marker, East face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 4, 2012
3. Confederate Soldier Marker, East face
his belt on the proper right side.
(Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum)
 
Additional comments.
1. Additional Confederate Soldiers Memorial marker text (see photo #6)

1861 1865
Roster of
Stonewall Camp No. 1438,
Organized at
Gainesville, Florida, A.D. 1896

Commanders
Baker, T.F. · Blitch, W.M. · Davis, Horatio· Dell, John B. · Jackson, L.W. · King, Thomas F. · Roseborough, John A. · Sanchez, E.C.F.

Adjutants
Doig, James · McCrew, John C. · Taylor, A.W. · Tench, John W.

Members
Adams, J.W. · Adams, Wm. · Bagley, C.P. · Bailey, J.F. · Barnett, W.L. · Barr, John J. · Baxter, Wiley H. · Beach, John L. · Beckham, M.J. · Beckham, R.J. · Bell, F.A.B. · Bell, L.M. · Benefield, Eli. · Bennett, L.H. · Bennett, S.J. · Bennett, T.R. · Berry, J.N. · Berry, M.G. · Beville, John R. · Blalock, T.F. · Blanton, B.P. · Blitch, N.A. · Bone, J.N. · Boston, W.K. · Boulware, B.P. · Bowers, George H.M. · Bradford, Wm. · Bradley, J.H. · Brice, W.W. · Brooker, F.E. · Brooker, J.T. · Broome, G.K. · Bruce, W.W. · Bryant, W.A. · Buirnett, S.H. · Burton, J.J. · Button, J.M. · Cail, J.J. · Campbell, W.M. · Cannon, W.F. · Carlisle, J.A. · Cassells, S.B. · Cassells, T.A. · Cato, H.G. · Cato, T.H.
Confederate Soldier Marker, West face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 4, 2012
4. Confederate Soldier Marker, West face
· Cauthon, W.D. · Chamberlain, George S. · Chesser, Daniel · Chesser, G.B. · Chesser, G.D. · Chesnut, James · Chitty, E.G. · Colson, W.V. · Cone, A.J. · Cook, E. · Crawford, W.H. · Crews, Wm. · Cribb, R.H. · Croxton, J.M. · Dampier, Stephen · Davis, F.M. · Davis, M.F. · Davis, R.W. · Dell, J.M. · Denton, H.C. · Deveneau, J.W. · Doke, W.B. · Donaldson, J.F. · Downing, T.W. · Driggers, B.A. · Drummond, C.C. · Dunn, C. · Dupree, Jacob · Dupuis, J.S. · Ellis, T.B. · Ellis, V.H. · Elmore, A.R. · Emmerson, J.A. · English, D.P. · Feagle, M.F. · Feaster, J.L. · Fennell, John · Fewell, S.A. · Finley, S.Y. · Fleming, John T. · Flewellen, J.R. · Fowler, Giles · Frazier, C.C. · Futch, Eli · Gay, W.H. · Gill, Joseph · Gilyard, J.D. · Graham, J.M. · Griffin, T.J. · Grissom, J.R.W. · Hague, Archibald · Hague, H.B. · Hague, J.R. · Hall, J.R. · Hall, R.H. · Hallbrook, J.P. · Hammond, S.M. · Hart, D.C. · Harvell, C.C. · Hawthorne, T.E. · Hill, L.L. · Hines, Isaac · Hodges, W.E. · Hogan, T.J. · Holder, Ivan · Holder, J.J.B. · Holt, W.W. · Hooker, J.J. · Howard, Hardy · Huntere, Herrin · Hurst, J.P. · Jackson, W.T. · Jeffords, E.A. · Johnson, R.E. · Jones, S.A. · Jones, W.A. · Kelly, G.W. · Kennedy, James · Kite, John, Link, Jacob · Lumpkin, R.P. · Malphurs, J.R. · Malphurs, James E. · Martin, R.M. · Mason, H.C. · Massey, B.F. · Mtheson, J.D. · Matheson, W.C. · May, M.M. · McBrady, James · McDavid,
Confederate Soldier Marker, South face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 4, 2012
5. Confederate Soldier Marker, South face
A. · McKinstry, J.F. · Miller, F.X. · Mingledorf, R.C. · Mixson, J.B. · Mott, R.B. · Mott, W.W. · Neal, Rowan · Ormand, M.H. · O'Steen, E. · Palmer, A.J. · Parker, C.F. · Parker, H.C. · Parrish, J.H. · Pauling, F.F. · Phifer, D.M. · Phifer, John W. · Phillips, N · Polk, Elijah · Polk, Henry, Polk, W.W. · Prescott, J.H. · Prescott, S.T. · Rain, Neal · Reddick, J.P. · Renault, Lewis · richardson, H.S. · Richardson, J.S. · Richardson, W.T. · Riggs, J.W. · Robertson, W.H. · Rodgers, S.L. · Rucker, Frank · Rush, Benjamin · Sanchez, Gad H. · Sanchez, George W. · Sanders, John H. · Sanders, Z.M. · Sapp, Henry · Seagle, F.V. · Sealey, H.T. · Shannon, J.A. · Sharmon, W.R. · Shaw, J.M. · Shaw, J.M. · Sheffield, James. K. · Sherouse, J.E. · Shettleworth, W.P. · Shuford, George W. · Smith, E.W. · Smith, W.L. · Spivey, J.M. · Stokes, Henry E. · Thigpin, O.A. · Thomas, D.C. · Thomas, W. · Thompson, J.J. · Tillman, John M. · Tillman, M.M. · Tillman, W.D. · Tolbert, A.W. · Tolbert, J.M. · Tolbert, J.T. · Tompkies, J.M. · Tompkies, J.T. · Tompkies, J.R. · Tompkies · W.P. · Tucker, S.C. · Vanlandingham, James · Veneble, T.M. · Vidal, A.J. · Ward, E.P. · Ward, R.M. · Ward, R.Y. · Warren, Solomon · Webb, G.P. · Weeks, J.T. · Weeks, R.B. · Weinges, S.H. · White, W.H. · Wiggins, Burrell · Willard, T.E. · Williams, Ben · Wimberly, E.C. · Woods, J.T. · Yearty, W.E. · Setrouer, A.T. · Zetrouer, Dan · Zetrouer,
Confederate Soldiers Memorial on a nearby wall image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 4, 2012
6. Confederate Soldiers Memorial on a nearby wall
J.C. · Zetrouer, John R.
    — Submitted July 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

2. Memorial & Statue removed.
Workers for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, who installed the memorial in 1904, removed it today and the statue now stands in Oak Ridge Cemetery near Rochelle, southeast of Gainesville.
    — Submitted August 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then and 138 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on May 2, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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