Confederate Monument at the
County Courthouse in Corsicana
over sixteen years of age must register for service"
"It is not in the powers of
mortals to command success -- The Confederate soldier did more - he
deserved it but their fame on brightest pages penned by poets and sages
shall go sounding down the ages, nor shall you be forgot while fame her
records keep or honor points to the hollowed spot where valor proudly
Tell it as you may it never can be told, sing it as you may, it never
can be sung, the story of the glory of the men who wore the Grey.
It is the duty we owe to the dead who died for us, But whose memories
can never die, It is a duty to posterity to see that our children shall
know the virtues and rise worthy of their sires. -- Jefferson
The Soldiers of the
southern confederacy fought valiantly for the liberty of state
bequeathed them by their forefathers of 1776 "Who glorified their
Righteous cause and they who made the sacrifice supreme in that they
died to keep their country free"
"Nor shall your Glory be forgot while Fame her records keeps or
Honor points the hallowed spot where valor proudly sleeps"
"Tell it as you may it never can be told sing it as you will it
never can be sung the story of the glory of the men who wore the
Standing on the
southwest corner of the Navarro County Courthouse lawn is a statue of a
Confederate solider. It was erected in 1907 by the Navarro Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy to commemorate the valor and heroism of
our Confederate soldiers of 1861 - 1865
Amateis (1855 - 1913)
Navarro County Courthouse, Corsicana, Texas