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#1 baldiepete

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 08:35 PM

I saw this and thought of you :)

I regularly take extended walks around Edinburgh, which as you know is a beautiful city. I was walking through the Victorian era Dean Cemetery when I saw a memorial with a small confederate flag. Upon investigating I saw it was a memorial to Edinburgh born Colonel Robert A Smith who fought in the Confederate Army and was killed In 1862 at The Battle of Munfordville.

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The inscription on the monument is almost illegible.

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A new memorial has been added beneath the original.

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#2 MrSkeptic

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 12:26 AM

That's racist and offensive to black people and should be removed.  :ph34r:


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:04 AM

Interesting that the name of the town where he died is spelled as "Mumfordsville" on the British monument, both on the pillar and the slab.



#4 PumpkinHead

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 12:36 PM

Pete,

 

Thanks for the photos!

 

By the way, Edinburgh is a fantastic city!

 

This is the battlefield where Colonel Robert A. Smith, CSA was mortally wounded.

 

 

The town and battlefield is just northeast of Mammoth Cave National Park.



#5 PumpkinHead

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 12:57 PM

This is the fort where Colonel Robert A. Smith was mortally wounded at the Battle of Munfordville, Kentucky.

 

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#6 baldiepete

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 04:30 PM

Interesting that the name of the town where he died is spelled as "Mumfordsville" on the British monument, both on the pillar and the slab.


It looks like the slab is a reproduction of the original words that are on the pillar, including the misnaming of the battle.

#7 nickslikk2112

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:58 PM

Interesting that the name of the town where he died is spelled as "Mumfordsville" on the British monument, both on the pillar and the slab.

They'd probably been watching Rentaghost...


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