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Barnwell in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Barnwell County Confederate Monument

1900

 
 
Barnwell Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
1. Barnwell Confederate Monument
Inscription.
Our Confederate Dead

(West Face)
Who throughout a long
and bloody struggle dis-
played a heroism and de-
votion to duty unsurpass-
ed. If ever equaled in the
annals of war.

(South face)
Who wrung from the great
commander of the opposing
armies the humiliating
confession that they could
be overcome only by attri-
tion. And in the deadly con-
test in which they engaged
their spirits were never
broken. Their courage never
quailed. Their convictions
never deserted. And their
manhood was never surrendered

(North Face)
Erected by the woman
of Barnwell to the mem
ory of their countrymen
who fell in the war for
the rights of the states.
And who died to maintain
the principal that govern-
ments derive their just
powers from the consent
of
Barnwell Confederate Monument West face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Barnwell Confederate Monument West face
the governed.

 
Erected 1900 by The Woman Of Barnwell.
 
Location. 33° 14.625′ N, 81° 21.942′ W. Marker is in Barnwell, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is at the intersection of Dunbarton Boulevard (State Highway 64) and Main Street (State Highway 70), in the median on Dunbarton Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnwell SC 29812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calhoun Park (a few steps from this marker); To Honor the Memory of those Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Veterans of All The Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnwell County Revolutionary War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgar A. Brown
Barnwell Confederate Monument North Face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
3. Barnwell Confederate Monument North Face
(within shouting distance of this marker); Solomon Blatt, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnwell County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank Of Barnwell / Edgar A. Brown Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnwell Baptist Church Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Sundial” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnwell.
 
Additional comments.
1. About the Barnwell County Confederate Monument
The cornerstone was laid on August 22, 1900, with appropriate Masonic rites. Butler Hagood, master of Harmony Lodge and the only son of General Johnson
Barnwell Confederate Monument South Face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Barnwell Confederate Monument South Face
Hagood, served as master of ceremonies...Artrope and Whitt Marble Yard of Macon, Georgia, designed the twenty-four-foot monument. Robert Aldrich, formerly a private and adjutant of the Cadet Rangers, wrote the inscriptions. The monument is located in its original prominent position in Calhoun Park. (Source: A Guide to Confederate Monuments in South Carolina: "Passing the Silent Cup" by Robert S. Seigler, 1997, pg. 66.)
    — Submitted February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

2. About James Ferdinand Izlar
James Ferdinand Izlar, whose name appears on the north base, was an Orangeburg lawyer and had been captain of the Edisto Rifles, Company G, 25th S.C. Volunteer Regiment. He was captured at Fort Fisher, N.C., on January 15, 1865, and imprisoned at Fort Columbus in New york. He was released from prison several months after the war was over. Izlar became active
Barnwell Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Barnwell Confederate Monument
in politics, serving one term in the U.S. Congress, and was a major general of S.C. State Troops. (Source: A Guide to Confederate Monuments in South Carolina: "Passing the Silent Cup" by Robert S. Seigler, 1997, pg. 66.)
    — Submitted February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Calhoun Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Melissa Roberts, November 16, 2011
6. Calhoun Park Marker
Barnwell County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 22, 2016
7. Barnwell County Confederate Monument Marker
Barnwell County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 22, 2016
8. Barnwell County Confederate Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on December 20, 2011, by Melissa Roberts of Barnwell, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on June 19, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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