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Creation Date

9-25-2012

Description

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"

Rights Statement

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

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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