Southern Confederacy Monument
Formed by following states
withdrawing from the Union
Eighteen Hundred and Sixty
Inscription on the base
for state rights guaranteed under the Constitution. The people of the South, animated by the Spirit of 1776, to preserve their rights, withdrew from the Federal contract in 1861. The North resorted to coercion. The South, against overwhelming numbers and resources, fought until exhausted. During the war, there were twenty two hundred and fifty seven engagements; in eighteen hundred and fifty two of these, at least one regiment took part. Number of men enlisted: Confederate Armies, 800,000; Federal Armies, 2,859,132. Losses from all causes: Confederate, 437,000; Federal, 485,216
Location. 30° 16.386′ N, 97° 44.448′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on East 11th Street. Touch for map. This statue is located on the lawn of the south side of the Texas State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Walk (a few steps from this marker); The Texas Capitol
Categories. • Politics • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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