Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Danville Confederate Soldier's Monument
Gen. Robert E. Lee
Confederate dead memorial tribute of Virginia's daughters to the fallen brave.
Gen. Thomas J. Jackson
They died as men who nobly contend for the cause of truth and right. "They softly and sweetly sleep."
Know that these fell in the effort to establish just government and perpetuate constitutional liberty. Who thus die, will live in lofty example.
Quidquid ex his amavimus, quidquid mirati sumus, manet mansurumque est in animis hominum, in aeternitate temporum, fama rerum.
[Anything out of those we have loved, whatever we admired, would continue to remain in the hearts of men, in the eternity of time, the reputation of things.]
Erected 1878 by Ladies' Memorial Association of Danville.
Location. 36° 34.487′ N, 79° 23.39′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Lee Street east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Green Hill Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 761 Lee Street, Danville VA 24540, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Danville Cemeteries (approx. Sutherlin Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Last Confederate Capitol (approx. ¾ mile away); Loyal Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Prison Number 6 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Prison No. 6 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Richmond & Danville Railroad (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond & Danville Railroad (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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