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Midway in Bullock County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Memorial

 
 
Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 14, 2015
1. Confederate Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Drill Ground of the Midway Guards 1860, later Company B 15th Alabama C.S.A. ordered to Richmond. Second Company 1861 assigned to Company C 45th Alabama C.S.A. ordered to Army of Tennessee. These and many later volunteers met the enemy in innumerable battles, and skirmishes.
"They immortalized General Lee and Lee immortalized them."
 
Erected 1960 by the Midway Guards Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy .
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.723′ N, 85° 31.167′ W. Marker is in Midway, Alabama, in Bullock County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Broadway Street (U.S. 82) and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Old Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Broadway Street, Midway AL 36053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Midway Baptist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. James C.M.E. Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Midway (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Missionary Church 1875
Confederate Memorial Marker & drill grounds. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 14, 2015
2. Confederate Memorial Marker & drill grounds.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Merritt School Midway Community Center (approx. 0.6 miles away); Three Notch Road (approx. 4 miles away); Election Riot of 1874 (approx. 8.6 miles away); Aberfoil Community (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
View of marker looking east on U.S. Highway 82. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 14, 2015
3. View of marker looking east on U.S. Highway 82.
View of marker looking wast on U.S. Highway 82. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 14, 2015
4. View of marker looking wast on U.S. Highway 82.
Town of Midway water tower in background.
Confederate Drill Grounds near Midway Baptist Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 14, 2015
5. Confederate Drill Grounds near Midway Baptist Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 14, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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