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

Montgomery County Confederate Monument

1861 - 1865

 
 
Montgomery County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. Montgomery County Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.
To the
Confederacy
President
Jefferson Davis
And
the Soldiers
who fought
for States Rights

CSA

 
Erected 1909.
 
Location. 33° 28.974′ N, 89° 43.743′ W. Marker is in Winona, Mississippi, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Quitman Street and Warehouse Lane, on the right when traveling south on North Quitman Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 North Quitman Street, Winona MS 38967, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Final Spike" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roebuck "Pops" Staples (approx. half a mile away); Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway (approx. half a mile away); Winona Confederate Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ensign William Devotie Billingsley (approx. one mile away); Kilmichael: B.B. King's Roots (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Montgomery County Confederate Monument. A figure of a Civil War soldier, dressed in military uniform consisting of a brimmed hat and jacket, stands next to a tree stump at his proper right side.
Montgomery County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. Montgomery County Confederate Monument
He holds the barrel of a rifle with both hands, the butt rests in front of his feet. The figure has a bedroll slung over his proper right shoulder secured with a strap across the front of his body. A bag and canteen hang from his proper right hip and a scabbard and bayonet are on the figure's belt on the proper right side. The figure is placed atop a multitiered base that is placed among shrubbery.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Montgomery County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. Montgomery County Confederate Monument
In front of former Montgomery County Courthouse. (Now Winona-Montgomery County Library)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo's of other sides of monument. Also organization that erected the monument. • Can you help?
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