Civil War Monument at Brooksville, Mississippi
Inscriptions: IN MEMORY OF THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS WHO DIED IN THE HOSPITAL AT BROOKSVILLE, MISSISSIPPI AFTER THE BATTLE OF SHILOH APRIL 6, 1862 AND WERE BURIED NEAR THIS SPOT. THE MANNER OF THEIR DEATH WAS THE CROWNING GLORY OF THEIR LIVES.
Second Inscription Reads: LOVE'S TRIBUTE TO THE NOBLE MEN WHO MARCHED NEATH THE FLAG OF THE STARS AND BARS AND WERE FAITHFUL TO THE END.
The hospital that is referred to in the statute stood until the 1980's. The graves of the soldiers are (according to town lore) beneath a walking track near the statue, and beneath the statue.
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(Excerpts from the Civil War records of Samuel G. Eaves)
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