Amherst in Amherst County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument
1861 - 1865
To the memory of
The Sons of Amherst County
who from 1861 to 1865
upheld in arms the cause
of Virginia and the South,
who fell in battle
or died from wounds,
and survivors of the war
who as long as they lived
were ever proud that they
had done their part
in the noble cause.
Erected 1922 by The Dr. John Thompson Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 37° 35.111′ N, 79° 3.06′ W. Marker is in Amherst, Virginia, in Amherst County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Court Street and Goodwin Street when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amherst VA 24521, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Courage of Frank Padget (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweet Briar College (approx. 2˝ miles away); Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother (approx. 3.8 miles away); Bear Mountain Indian Mission School Rucker’s Chapel (approx. 4.7 miles away); James River Batteau (approx. 4.7 miles away); Action at Tye River (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Scale House (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amherst.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.