Confederate Memorial in Nicholasville
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache
N 37° 52.832 W 084° 34.386
16S E 713436 N 4195336
Quick Description: The monument, located on the Jessamine County Courthouse Lawn, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2008 7:47:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM2Y0Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 25

Long Description:
Monument reads:

Our Confederate Dead
"WHO THEY WERE FEW MAY KNOW
WHAT THEM WERE ALL KNOW"
1861-1865

"THE MUFFLED DRUM'S SAD ROLL HAS BEAT
THE SOLDIERS LAST TATTOO.
NO MORE ON LIFE'S PARADE SHALL MEET
THE BRAVE AND DARING FEW."

"ON FAME'S ETERNAL CAMPING GROUND
THEIR SILENT TENTS ARE SPREAD
AND GLORY GUARDS WITH SOLEMN ROUND
THE BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD."

"NOR BRAVER BLED
FOR BRIGHTER LAND
NOR BRIGHTER LAND
HAD A CAUSE SO GRAND."
Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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