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9-25-2012

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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

Latitude, Longitude

36 deg 41' 12.50", 77 deg 32' 32.56"

Keywords

Taylor; George Lansing; Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Emporia (VA); Monuments--military; Historic sites--monuments; Historic sites--memorials; Memorials--monuments

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