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LaFayette in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

To Our Confederate Soldiers

 
 
To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 20, 2014
1. To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription. Front Side:

1861-1865

Erected 1909.
By the
Chickamauga Chapter of
The United Daughters
of the Confederacy,
to the
Confederate Soldiers,
of Walker County.
——
"It is a duty we owe
to posterity, to see
that our children
shall know the virtues
and become worthy
of their sires."

Confederates

To Our
Confederate
Soldiers.
Right Side:

CSA

"Many of whom gave all,
and all of whom gave much."


Back Side:

1861-1865

"Centuries
on centuries
shall go
circling by,
but they
are not dead,
their memories
can never die."


Left Side:

CSA

"To those who were,
and to those that are."

 
Erected 1909 by Chickamauga Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 42.524′ N, 85° 16.87′ 
To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 20, 2014
2. To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument
View of the text on the front side of the monument.
W. Marker is in LaFayette, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on North Main Street (Georgia Route 1) north of Wardlaw Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This monument is located in a community park and it is featured on the park grounds in front of the Chattooga Academy and to the south of the Marsh House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 North Main Street, La Fayette GA 30728, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walker County (a few steps from this marker); John B. Gordon Hall (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of LaFayette (a few steps from this marker); The Army of Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); General LaFayette (a few steps from this marker); Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument (a few steps from this marker); Chattooga Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Marsh-Warthen House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaFayette.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 20, 2014
3. To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument
View of the text on the front and right side of the monument.
To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 20, 2014
4. To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument
View of the text on the right and back side of the monument.
To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 20, 2014
5. To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument
View of the text on the left and front side of the monument.
To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 20, 2014
6. To Our Confederate Soldiers Monument
View of the monument in the foreground, and of John B. Gordon Hall in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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