Sumner in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument
not and by her
light they raise
the flag whose
starry folds have
and by the low
tents of the
they left the
cause that never
yet has failed."
by Virginia F. Boyle.
To the Tallahatchie
Rifles and all who served
from this county.
Erected 1913 by the Wm. Fitzgerald Chapter No. 696 United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 33° 58.249′ N, 90° 22.167′ W. Marker is in Sumner, Mississippi, in Tallahatchie County. Marker is at the intersection of North Court Street and East Court Street, on the right when traveling east on North Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 West Court Street, Sumner MS 38957, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emmett Till Murder Trial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallahatchie County (approx. 0.9 W.C. Handy Encounters the Blues (approx. 4.7 miles away); Legendary Home of the Blues (approx. 4.7 miles away); Clinton Melton (approx. 10½ miles away); King's Place (approx. 10.7 miles away); Sonny Boy Williamson (approx. 10.7 miles away); Milam's House (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sumner.
More about this marker. 1861-1865 appears on all four sides.
Regarding Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument. Full-length figure of a uniformed Confederate soldier stands atop a tall shaft on a tiered base. The figure wears a wide-brimmed hat and shades his eyes with his proper left hand. He holds his rifle by his proper right side, rifle butt on the ground.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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 259 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.