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Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Perryville Confederate Memorial

 
 
Perryville Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
1. Perryville Confederate Memorial
Inscription.
(front, south)
Confederate Memorial
Nor braver bled for a brighter land, no brighter land had a cause so grand.

(side, east)
On flames eternal camping ground their tents are spread. And glory guards with solemn round the bivouac of the dead.

Capt. Cogar Capt. Wm. B. Cathey. T.J. Cogar. James Stewart. Jessie Brow. William Crittenden. William Patterson. Edmund W. Ferris Macon. Miss E.L. Hill, Co. A 37th Miss William Jordan, " " Lewis Jordan, " " Lenard Kogan, " " C.W. Little, " " James Vernon, Co. B " Thomas Vernon, Co. D " John Bowen " " Samuel Fenderbank, Co. E " A. Molden, Co. G " Cathley Cordds, Ord. Sergt. " Thomas Hargis, Co. G " James Upson, Co. I Newton Brown, " James C. Nunally, Co. K.

(rear, north)
1861 1865
Erected by the State of Kentucky
Commissioners: R. J. Breckinridge B.O. Rodes J. H. Baughman S. D. Vanpelt

Architects and Builders: Peter-Burghard, St. Co. Louisville, KY.

Nor shall your glory be forgot while fame her record Keeps, or honor points the hallowed spot where valor proudly sleeps.

(side, west)
Nor wreck, nor change, or winters blight, nor times remorseless doom, shall dim one ray of holy light, that gilds your glorious tomb.

Maj.
Perryville Confederate Memorial (east face) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
2. Perryville Confederate Memorial (east face)
Samuel H. Ransom 1st Tenn. Lieut. Cicero Sperlock 16th " 26 men of the 1st Tenn. Maj. B.F. Gaylor Co. B. 30th Miss. Capt. James Rains " " Lieut. Ed. Seabrook " " William Nesbit " " J.M. Pendleton " " William C. Stewart " C. H. Anderson " " Lieut. Edwards 30th Miss. Lieut. Lawber " " Robert Montgomery " " John McClanahan " " W. R. Kyle " " and 444 unknown heroes.
 
Erected 1902 by he State of Kentucky.
 
Location. 37° 40.489′ N, 84° 58.243′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker can be reached from Park Road 0.3 miles west of Battlefield Road (Kentucky Route 1920). Touch for map. Located in Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1825 Battlefield Road, Perryville KY 40468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perryville Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Squire Henry P. Bottom (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Perryville (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Perryvile and the Emancipation Proclamation (within shouting distance of
Perryville Confederate Memorial (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
3. Perryville Confederate Memorial (rear)
this marker); Soldiers' Reaction to Lincoln's Emancipation (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .  Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Kentucky Department of Parks (Submitted on August 26, 2011.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Description of Monument.
A standing Confederate soldier with both hands grasping barrel of a rifle with butt resting on ground near his proper right foot. He wears brimmed hat. Base has inscriptions and a relief of a furled Confederate Flag. Monument is surrounded by a fence.

From the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
    — Submitted November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Perryville Confederate Memorial (west face) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
4. Perryville Confederate Memorial (west face)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on September 14, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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