Tuesday, November 4, 2008

United Confederate Veterans Camp Hardee No. 39

United Confederate VeteransCamp Hardee No. 39Camp Hardee No. 39 was organized as a camp of the United Confederate Veterans on August 7, 1891. This cemetery plot was acquired by the camp to provide a final resting place for the men whose valiant service had earned the undying gratitude of the South.Past Camp Commander J. C. Abernathy led the committee which oversaw the erection of the monument which was dedicated on April 21, 1906.In addition to the men buried here, several members of Camp Hardee are buried in family plots in the sections surrounding this plot.
CSAConfederate States of America1861-1865Deo Vindice(reverse):The Sons of Confederate Veterans Fighting Joe Wheeler Camp 1372 proudly maintains this Confederate veterans plot."To you Sons of Confederate Veterans we submit the vindication of the cause for which we fought. To your strength will be given the defense of the Confederate soldiers good name. The guardianship of his history. The emulation of his virtues. The perpetuation of those principles which he loved and which you love also. And those ideals which made him glorious. Remember! It is your duty to see that the true history of the South is presented to future generations."Lt. General S. D.

By William Fischer, Jr., July 14, 2008
2. (Reverse) Sons of Confederate Veterans Fighting Joe Wheeler Camp 1372 Marker
Lee, Commander GeneralUnited Confederate VeteransNew Orleans Louisiana, April 25, 1906Lest We Forget Our Heritage Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans Fighting Joe Wheeler Camp 1372. Location. 33° 29.317′ N, 86° 50.767′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Elmwood Cemetery, northwest from the 6th Avenue SW main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Martin Luther King Drive, Birmingham AL 35211, United States of America. Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Julius Ellsberry (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named United Confederate Veterans (approx. 7 miles away); Forrest Camp No. 1435 (approx. 7 miles away).

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