Confederate Memorial at Greensville County Courthouse Emporia VA
Artist: Unknown, sculptor.
Title: Confederate Memorial at Greensville County Courthouse, (sculpture).
Other Titles: Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County, (sculpture).
Dates: 1910. Dedicated Oct. 1910.
Medium: Marble and granite.
Inscription: (On front of shaft:) TO THE/CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS/OF GREENSVILLE COUNTY/1861.-1865/WHO, IN DEFENSE OF RIGHTS/THEY BELIEVED SACRED,/TOOK UP ARMS AGAINST/THE INVADERS OF VIRGINIA./"THE GLORY DIES NOT, AND/THE GRIEF IS PAST." (On back of shaft:) ERECTED BY THE DAUGHTERS/OF THE CONFEDERACY/OF GREENSVILLE COUNTY,/VIRGINIA, 1910 unsigned
Description: A standing figure of a Confederate soldier holding his rifle vertically in front of him. The sculpture rests atop a tall granite shaft that is adorned on the front with the insignia of the Confederate States of America encircled by a wreath.
Owner: Administered by Greensville County, County Administrator, Route 301, Courthouse Square, Emporia, Virginia 23847
Located Courthouse Square, Emporia, Virginia
36 deg 41' 12.50", 77 deg 32' 32.56"
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