To The Confederate Dead of Newton County, a War Memorial

To The Confederate Dead of Newton County, a War Memorial (HM1Y97)

Location: Covington, GA 30014 Newton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 35.788', W 83° 51.592'

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West side

Their gallant and heroic deeds
like monumental shafts arise
from out the graveyard
of the past,
and mark the tombs
where valor lies.

South side

No sordid or mercenary
spirit animated the
cause espoused by those
to whom this monument
is erected or inspired the
men who bravely fought,
and the women who freely
suffered for it. Its final
failure could not
dishonor it, nor did defeat
estrange its devotees.

East side

While this monument
is erected in memory
of Confederates soldiers
and the sacred cause
for which they contended.
It also intended to
commemorate the noble
women whose peerless
patriotism and sublime
lives of heroic and
self-sacrificing ser-
vice enhanced the
holiness of that cause
and prolonged the
struggle for its su-
premacy by inspiring
its champions with
increased ardor enthu-
siasm and gallantry
in their contest.
HM NumberHM1Y97
Year Placed1906
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees33.59646667, -83.85986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 35.788', W 83° 51.592'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 35' 47.28" N, 83° 51' 35.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1114 Washington St SW, Covington GA 30014, US
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