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Creation Date

9-9-2011

Building Name

Wilcox County Confederate Monument

Description

Wilcox County Confederate Monument - Abbeville, GA

This monument is located in front of the Wilcox County Library directly across the street from the Wilcox County Courthouse. It is a prominent feature in such a small community and eye-catching to anyone passing through town.

A top a tall square shaft a Civil war soldier stands wearing a Confederate uniform and hat. The shaft rests on a three tiered base. This monument was fabricated by McNeel Marble Works, and dedicated on April 26, 1909. It was erected by the Abbeville Chapter, United daughters of the Confederacy.

The text on the left side reads as :

" This craven stone is here to tell to all the world the love we bear to those who fought and bled and fell whose battle cry was do and dare. Who feared no foe, but faced the fray -- our gallant men who wore the gray."

Latitude, Longitude

31.99227222, -83.30696111

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Wilcox County Confederate Monument; Confederate Monument; Confederate soldier; Scultpure; Wilcox County ( Ga.); Abbeville ( Ga.); Memorials --- Georgia --- Abbeville.

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