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United Daughters of the Confederacy Historical Markers
Markers erected by or related to the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC). UDC is an American hereditary association of Southern women established in 1894 in Nashville, Tennessee. The purpose of the organization includes the commemoration of Confederate soldiers and the funding of the erection of memorials to these men.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
Plaque located at entrance to this rebuilt school.
This boulder erected by
The Merrill E. Pratt Chapter U.D.C.
April 26, 1916,
marks the spot where
The Prattville Dragoons
assembled in April, 1861,
on the eve of their departure
to the war,
and is commemorative of their . . . — — Map (db m70819) HM WM
In memory of the Alabama
Confederate States of America
who served at Fort Blakeley
Mobile Bay District
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Bonnie . . . — — Map (db m87295) WM
Established in May 1862 near this location, Camp Withers served as a central point for coordinating picket duties, observing Federal maneuvers along the Alabama coast, and as a station for Alabama's Seventh Cavalry Regiment. It was named in honor of . . . — — Map (db m188734) HM
In proud and loving memory of the Confederate private soldier.
He bore the brunt of the great war. His privations and sufferings were surpassed only by his manhood and courage. He was of our home and blood, and we love his name and memory with . . . — — Map (db m185415) WM
Approximately one mile south-southwest of here stood Fort Browder, a small wooden fortification built in 1836 for protection in the last war with the Creek Indians and named for Isham Browder, a prominent local planter. In 1861, . . . — — Map (db m208018) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m89636) HM
Greenville City Hall-Site of Public School
A two-story brick Greenville Public School was built in 1897 on this site. In 1921, the upper story was partially destroyed by fire and the school was remodeled into a grammar school. In 1927, the . . . — — Map (db m70749) HM
North side: Our Confederate Dead
West side: Erected 1903 by the The Father Ryan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
South side: To the memory of Butler CO's . . . — — Map (db m130089) WM
Maj. John Pelham
killed at the battle of Kelly's Ford
March 17, 1863
Front base: Pelham
Erected by the General John H. Forney Chapter U.D.C. Jacksonville, . . . — — Map (db m23588) HM
Great citizen, eminent lawyer, valiant soldier, renowned statesman, diplomat, Christian gentleman. Near this spot, 1862, he mustered into service 51 Ala. Regt. Cavalry, Army Confederate States of America. Ala. U.S. Senator, 1877 until his death. . . . — — Map (db m217250) WM
LaFayette Cemetery, also known as Westview, began in 1934 with the death of Miss Sarah Gipson. Many early pioneers and veterans of East Alabama are buried here including Revolutionary War Patriot Capt. Alexander Dunn, Col. Charles McLemore, . . . — — Map (db m83263) HM
Cleburne County was created December 6, 1866, and was named for Confederate Major General Patrick R. Cleburne. He was born March 17, 1828 in Ireland. He was the South's highest-ranking foreign-born officer and one of the best of any nationality. . . . — — Map (db m83273) HM
The men were right
who wore the gray
and right can never die
"The . . . — — Map (db m192073) WM
North Face Confederate Dead West Face In memory of the Dale County Confederate soldiers, who fought in the War Between the States from 1861 to '65. South Face These were men who, by the simple manhood of their lives, by their . . . — — Map (db m36564) HM
This memorial marks the site of the Arsenal, a unit of the Great Ordnance Works in Selma destroyed by the Union Army April 6, 1865.
These ordnance works stood second only to those of Richmond in the manufacture of war materials for the . . . — — Map (db m37661) HM
Here fell brave men
in defense of their homes
April 2, 1865.
Col. William T. Minter
Rev. Arthur M. Small
Robert N. Philpot
and other valiant soldiers
“They fought and fell
they served us well" Lest We . . . — — Map (db m83576) HM
Defender of Selma
Wizard of the Saddle
The First With the Most
This monument stands as testament of
our perpetual devotion and respect
for Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest
CSA, . . . — — Map (db m92363) HM WM
This boulder marks the site of the Selma Navy Yard and the Ordnance Works destroyed by the Federals 1865This tablet is placed in honor of the memory
of hundreds of faithful men who made these
great works a base for war material for the
entire . . . — — Map (db m37688) HM
In memory of the Gadsden Alabama girl heroine Emma Sansom, who when the bridge across Black Creek had been burned by the enemy, mounted behind Gen. Forest and showed him a ford where his command crossed. He pursued and captured that enemy and . . . — — Map (db m12297) HM
To those who made
the supreme sacrifice
1917 - World War - 1918
Till the day breaks and
the shadows flee away
Erected by Headland Chapter, U.D.C.
To the soldiers of the Confederacy . . . — — Map (db m71871) WM
This area is the military cemetery for Confederate Soldiers. After an 1862 skirmish in the streets of Florence, it was used to bury casualties until the end of the Civil War. Many unknown Confederates and a few unknown Union soldiers rest here. . . . — — Map (db m28402) HM
To Our Confederate Dead
and Lee County Veterans
"Nor Shall Your Glory
Be Forgot, While Fame
Her Record Keeps,
Or Honor Points
The Hallowed Spot,
Easts . . . — — Map (db m176385) WM
This stone marks the site
of the surrender of
Col. Wallace Campbell U.S.A.
Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest C.S.A.
Sept. 24, 1864
Erected by N.B. Forrest Chapter
Alabama Div. U.D.C. 1902
In commemoration of the
triumph of their . . . — — Map (db m154212) HM WM
The Confederate Circle in Athens City Cemetery contains graves of over 50 soldiers killed in or around Athens during the WBTS, 8 unknown. Around 1898 ladies of the local UDC were working in the cemetery when bones, believed to be soldiers, were . . . — — Map (db m94159) HM
In memory of
This monument is erected
by their survivors
Joseph E. Johnston
Ennobled by . . . — — Map (db m156910) WM
In Honor of
Our Confederate Soldiers
Jno Alexander Wm. Alexander Wm. H. Alexander Ed Alexander Capt. M.F. Bonham Maj. Bright Capt. T.B. Brown Alberta Caffee Irvin Crocheron J.P. Caffee Jim Crocheron Jno. . . . — — Map (db m85472) WM
The camp on this site served as a military hospital, a camp of conscription and instruction, a supply depot, and a cemetery during the War Between the States. At one time, there were hundreds of headstones and rocks marking the final resting place . . . — — Map (db m73529) HM
Home of Virginia Clay Clopton (1825-1915)
Author and Social Leader who was known in Washington society as "The Belle of the Fifties"
Whose first husband, Clement Claiborne Clay (1817-1882), was United States Senator from Alabama (1853-1861) and . . . — — Map (db m134092) HM
Erected on November 21, 1905, a handsome monument was dedicated to the Confederate dead by the Virginia Clay Clopton Chapter #1107 United Daughters of the Confederacy of Huntsville, and was unveiled with proper ceremonies in which many veterans of . . . — — Map (db m27784) HM
On a wall in this building,
"The Montgomery Theater"
first inscribed the score of Dixie for his minstrel orchestra.
arranged it for band music and used it at the inauguration of
Jefferson Davis . . . — — Map (db m36574) HM
This street was named to honor Andrew Dexter one of the founders of Montgomery Along this street moved the inaugural parade of Jefferson Davis when he took the oath of office as President of the Confederate States of America February 18, 1861 . . . — — Map (db m36589) HM
A graduate of West Point Military Academy, he served the United States as Colonel of Mississippi Volunteers, Mexican War; member of House of Representatives, Senator, and as Secretary of War. Inaugurated President of the provisional government, . . . — — Map (db m155530) HM
Ladies Memorial Association
formed in this auditorium
April 1866 for the purpose
of ministering to the living
Confederate soldier and
to keep in remembrance
his high principles
and heroic deeds. . . . — — Map (db m71277) HM
Here were located the first offices of the Confederate government from Feb. 22, 1861 to May 21, 1861.
This historic marker relocated on this original site by Preceptor Delta Chapter, Beta Sigma . . . — — Map (db m104718) HM
Beneath this hallowed ground lay the remains of fifty-five Confederate soldiers. They gave their lives to establish southern independence, protect their homes, and preserve state's rights. These original headstones were placed in May 1903 by the Joe . . . — — Map (db m86509) HM
This gun was cast at
Tuscaloosa, Ala. in the
early days of the Civil War.
It was intended for local
defense and was bought by
private subscriptions through
the efforts of Dr.
O. L. Shivers, Sr.
1861 –––– . . . — — Map (db m116912) HM
In honor of
1829 - 1917
Who designed at Marion Ala.
The “Stars And Bars”
First official flag adopted
by “The Confederate
States of America,” at
Montgomery Ala., March 4, 1861;
then . . . — — Map (db m70100) HM
North Side "Lest We Forget." This shaft is erected to honor and perpetuate the memory and valor of our Confederate Soldiers. West Side "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." South . . . — — Map (db m36567) HM
Near here was the home of Confederate Brigadier General James Cantey who arrived in 1849 to operate a plantation owned by his father. Prior to coming to Russell County he had practiced law at his birthplace, Camden, South Carolina, and had . . . — — Map (db m81715) HM
Greek revival antebellum home built by Moses Dean in 1852, acquired by John W. Inzer in 1866. Home occupied by Inzer family from 1866 to 1987. In July 1987 home and its contents, including extensive law library, deeded by family heirs to St. Clair . . . — — Map (db m28092) HM
A.J. Buttram, killed in the Battle of
Munford, was the last Confederate
soldier killed east of the Mississippi.
The monument in his memory was
unveiled November 4, 1914, by the
John Tyler Morgan UDC Chapter and
rededicated in 2015 by the . . . — — Map (db m144902) HM
Tannehill Furnaces began as a
small forge in 1830. During the
War Between the States (1861-1865)
these furnaces were a major
supplier of iron and munitions
for the Confederacy. When
partially destroyed by Union
troops on March 31, . . . — — Map (db m36926) HM
Daughter of John Gayle, Governor of Alabama.
Wife of Josiah Gorgas, Brigadier General, C. S. A.
Mother of William Crawford Gorgas, Surgeon General, U. S. A.
Untiring nurse in Confederate Hospitals, 1861-1865.
First Historian Alabama Division, . . . — — Map (db m33653) HM
The University of Alabama gave to the Confederacy - 7 General Officers, 25 Colonels, 14 Lieutenant - Colonels, 21 Majors, 125 Captains, 273 Staff and other commissioned officers, 66 Non-Commissioned Officers and 294 Private Soldiers. Recognizing . . . — — Map (db m33654) HM
The Confederate Monument was erected on November 13, 1907 and dedicated May 2, 1908 by the Jasper Chapter No. 925 United Daughters of the Confederacy under the leadership of Elizabeth Cain Musgrove to honor the 1900 soldiers who served from Walker . . . — — Map (db m37222) HM
Dedicated to the memory and
honor of all the men who served
in the Confederate States
Armies from Washington County
For these were men
Whom power could not corrupt
Whom death could not terrify
Whom defeat could not dishonor. . . . — — Map (db m122738) WM
Dedicated to those Confederate frontiersmen who occupied Arizona Territory, C.S.A., created by President Jefferson Davis, February 14, 1862. Just two months later, ten of Capt. Sherod Hunter's Confederate Cavalrymen successfully defended Picacho . . . — — Map (db m73899) HM
All 4 sides
To the Southern Soldiers
Their names are borne on honor's shield.
Their record is with God.
They fought for home and fatherland.
Side . . . — — Map (db m21242) HM
Front (West side)
"To the Confederate
soldiers of Chicot
County, the record
of whose sublime
self sacrifice and
undying devotion is
the proud heritage
of a loyal posterity."
Rear (East side)
We care not . . . — — Map (db m90255) WM
When the last trumpet
is sounded, may each one
answer the roll call
of the heavenly army.
"The principles for
which they fought live
eternally." erected by
the Harris Flanagin Chapter, . . . — — Map (db m121961) WM
On June 17th 1862, the First Wisconsin Cavalry, US saw action against 30th Ark Inf. and 6th MO Militia CSA. The overall commanders were Confederate General M. Jeff Thompson and US Colonel Edward Daniels. Federal forces bivouacked at Jonesboro . . . — — Map (db m221048) HM
Furled but not forgotten
1861 C.S.A. 1865
Erected by the Mary Lee Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Oak Hill Aug. 10, 1861.
Elk Horn March 6 to 8, 1862. . . . — — Map (db m236850) WM
On this lawn
was erected our first
Courthouse in 1841 and
has been the scene for many
events during the wars
in which Crawford County boys fought.
Mexican War, 1846.
War Between the States, 1861-1865.
Spanish American War, 1898. . . . — — Map (db m96859) WM
Sixteen Confederate companies were raised in Drew County during the Civil War. Two, the "Confederate Stars" and "Selma Rifles," joined the 3rd Arkansas Infantry and fought with the Army of Northern Virginia. Three, the "Cut-off . . . — — Map (db m85087) HM
Erected in memory of the soldiers of the Confederacy, who gave their lives for the cause at the Battle of Jenkins Ferry, April 30, 1864, Dedicated September 19, 1928, by the James F. Fagan and Jenkins Ferry Chapters of the United Daughters of the . . . — — Map (db m37303) HM
In memory of
the sons of Independence County
who served in the
their mothers, wives, sisters and daughters
who, with patriotic devotion
remained steadfast to their cause,
during the war period. . . . — — Map (db m221187) WM
D. G. Govan Chapter
U. D. C.
In loving memory, of
"No braver bled for a
brighter land . . . — — Map (db m117504) WM
West SideBelow an image of two crossed flags and the dates 1861-1865 In memory of our Confederate Soldiers North Side Erected by the T.C. Hindman Chapter U.D.C. Lonoke, Ark. East Side Lonoke County commends the . . . — — Map (db m65714) WM
When Gen. Frederick Steele's Union army invaded southwest Arkansas in April 1864, threatening the Confederate state capital at Washington, Gov. Harris Flanagin moved the state archives to Rondo, where they were deposited in James Abraham's store. . . . — — Map (db m96022) HM
Civil War in Newton County Several military actions took place in Newton
County during the Civil War. On Jan. 10, 1863, Union
troops attacked and destroyed a large saltpeter
works on the Buffalo River. Skirmishes were fought
June 14 and Nov. . . . — — Map (db m225345) HM
To the Confederate women
Whose pious ministration
To our wounded soldiers,
Soothed the last hours of those
Who died far from the objects
Of their tenderest love;
Whose domestic labors
Contributed much to supply
The wants of . . . — — Map (db m106934) HM WM
Arkansas State Capitol Built in 1836 The Ordinance of Secession was adopted here, May 6, 1861. This tablet placed by Memorial Chapter No. 48, United Daughters of the Confederacy, June 15, 1936, the one-hundredth birthday of this . . . — — Map (db m157495) HM
David O. Dodd Arkansas Boy Martyr of the Confederacy Born Nov. 10, 1846 Executed Jan. 8, 1864 Aye, such was the love of the boy for his Southland, Such his endurance, his courage, his pride, That e'er he'd betray his own beloved band He . . . — — Map (db m157596) HM WM
Erected by the J.M. Keller Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy Little Rock, Nov. 9, 1910. In Loving Remembrance of the Confederate Women of Arkansas. ”O dearly loved! Though ye have gone to other stars or spheres, we still have for you . . . — — Map (db m157555) WM