Brig. Gen. R. S. Ripley

Brig. Gen. R. S. Ripley (HM1AC6)

Location: Charleston, SC 29405 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 49.016', W 79° 56.722'

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Inscription
"Rich in red honors, that upon him lie
as lightly as the summer dews
fall where he won his fame beneath the sky
of tropic Vera Cruz"

In memory of
Brig.-Gen. R. S. Ripley, C.S.A.
Born at Worthington, Ohio, 14th March 1823.
Graduated at West Point ? 1843
Died ? 29th March 1887

( Left Side : )
1846-48
Monterey
Vera Cruz
Cero Gordo
Contreras
Churubusco
Chapultepec
City of Mexico

( Right Side : )
1861-65
Defence
of
Charleston Harbor
Seven Pines
Malvern Hill
2nd Manassas
Sharpsburg

( Back of Monument : )
Gay Chieftain! on the crimson rolls of Fame
Thy deeds are written with the sword;
But there are gentler thoughts which, with thy name,
Thy country's page shall hoard.
In recognition of his military skill
and his
devoted services in the defence of Charleston Harbor
1861-65
Details
HM NumberHM1AC6
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 598724 N 3631484
Decimal Degrees32.81693333, -79.94536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.016', W 79° 56.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 0.96" N, 79° 56' 43.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 Cunnington Ave, Charleston SC 29405, US
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