Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

Winchester - Stonewall Confederate Cemetery

Mississippi

The Mississippi monument is in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia. The main cemetery entrance is from Boscawen Avenue at East Lane.

 

Location: 39.182167 N, 78.157300 W; see map

 

From the monument:

 

Mississippi

In a tangle of willows without light
The singular screech-owl's tight
Invisible lyric seeds the mind
With the furious murmer of their chivalry

Ode to the Confederate Dead
By Allen Tate

(see table of names)


Dedicated June 6, 1998


The Monument in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia
(above) The Mississippi monument in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia (see larger view)


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