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Grenada in Grenada County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grenada County Confederate Monument

1861 - 1865

 
 
Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Front)
Inscription.
Front
To the noble men
who marched neath
the flag of the
Stars and Bars,
and were faithful
to the end.

Glorious
in life,
death sublime.


Back
Jefferson Davis,
June 3, 1808,
Dec. 6, 1889.
The only President
of the Confederacy
1861 — 1865
Soldier, Statesman,
Patriot.

Side
Grenada County's
tribute to her
Confederate
Soldiers and Sailors.

1861–1865

Side
To the noble women
of the south, who
with eyes undimmed
by fear and hearts
of spartan courage,
gave their loved ones
to our country to
conquer or to die
for truth and right
and who enshrined
their deeds in
deathless love
to keep vigil o'er
sacred graves.

 
Erected 1910.
 
Location. 33° 47.089′ N, 89° 48.14′ W. Marker is in Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and 1st Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map.
Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Rear)
Marker is at or near this postal address: South Main Street, Grenada MS 38901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. J. Augustine Signaigo (a few steps from this marker); Grenada Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Magic Slim (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Fort (approx. 2 miles away); 94th Infantry Division (approx. 7 miles away); Camp McCain (approx. 7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Manufacturer of monument (incised on front bottom left): Columbus Marble Wks, Columbus Miss.
 
Regarding Grenada County Confederate Monument. A Confederate soldier in uniform stands at parade rest in front of a tree stump. He holds the barrel of his musket in his proper right hand, with its stock on the ground. He wears a hat, shirt, pants, and boots. He stands atop a multitiered pedestal with inscriptions on all four sides. The back of the pedestal also mounts a relief plaque with a bust of Jefferson Davis. The front of the pedestal has reliefs of a Confederate flag above the raised inscriptions and two crossed swords below. One side of the pedestal has a relief of
Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Side)
a wind-swept Confederate flag.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
4. Grenada County Confederate Monument Marker (Side)
Grenada County Confederate Monument in city park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
5. Grenada County Confederate Monument in city park.
Confederate Monument looking west towards Green Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
6. Confederate Monument looking west towards Green Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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