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Creation Date

9-3-2012

Building Name

Confederate Soldier, Gainesville

Description

Confederate Monument, Gainesville, Fl.

A Confederate Soldier statue is located next to the Alachua County Administration Building in downtown Gainesville, Florida. This copper sculpture of a confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War is approximately 6 ft. 8 in. tall by 3 ft. wide by 3 ft. deep. The concrete base is approximately 10 ft. tall by 5 ft. 3 in. wide by 5 ft. 3 in. deep. It is located under the canopy of a live oak tree.

Inscribed on the base , is as follows :

IN MEMORY OF/THE/CONFEDERATE/DEAD/1861 1865.

" "THEY FELL FOR US, AND FOR THEM/SHOULD FALL/THE TEARS OF A NATION'S GRIEF."

"THEY COUNTED THE COST/AND IN DEFENSE OF RIGHT/THEY PAID THE MARTYR'S PRICE."

Latitude, Longitude

29.65186944, -82.32478611

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Confederate Soldier Monument; Confederate Soldier; Alachua County (Fl.); Gainesville (Fl.); Memorials --- Florida --- Gainesville.

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