Legacies: October 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Covington, Tipton County TN.

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Date Installed or Dedicated: 05/29/1895

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Citizens of Covington and Tipton County TN, Sons of Confederate Veterans Fort Wright #2506

From 1876-1941, Confederate Soldier’s Reunions were held at Brighton, Covington, and Glenn Springs. The great American cavalry general, Nathan Bedford Forrest, made his last public address to his Confederate comrades of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry at Covington in 1876.

Chuck Demastus

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Faithful Slaves Fort Mill, South Carolina


Erected 1895 by Sam'l E. White in grateful memory of earlier days. With approval of the Jefferson Davis Memorial Association.

Dedicated to the faithful slaves who, loyal to a sacred trust, toiled for the support of the army with matchless devotion and sterling fidelity [and] guarded our defenseless homes, women and children during the struggle for the principles of our "Confederate States of America." 1860-1865