Confederate Monument of Mt. Sterling

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Confederate Monument of Mt. Sterling
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Confederate Monument of Mt. Sterling is located in Kentucky
Confederate Monument of Mt. Sterling
Location Machpelan Cemetery. 1.5 mi. E of jct. of US 460 and KY 713, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
Coordinates 38°3′23″N 83°55′55″W / 38.05639°N 83.93194°W / 38.05639; -83.93194Coordinates: 38°3′23″N 83°55′55″W / 38.05639°N 83.93194°W / 38.05639; -83.93194
Built 1880
Governing body Local
MPS Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
NRHP Reference # 97000675 [1]
Added to NRHP July 17, 1997

The Confederate Monument in Mt. Sterling overlooking Mt. Sterling, Kentucky in Montgomery County, Kentucky, commemorates those who fought for the Confederate States of America. It is inscribed by passages from the Bivouac of the Dead.

On July 17, 1997, the Confederate Monument in Mt. Sterling was one of sixty-one different monuments related to the Civil War in Kentucky placed on the National Register of Historic Places, as part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky Multiple Property Submission.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Joseph E. Brent (January 8, 1997). National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Submission: Civil War Monuments in Kentucky, 1865-1935 (pdf). National Park Service. 
  3. ^ Civil War in Kentucky
  4. ^ Brent 1997