Historic Markers Across Alabama

Wetumpka Light Guards Memorial

Marker ID:  
Location: At the First Presbyterian Church on Bridge St. in Wetumpka, Alabama.
County: Elmore
Coordinates: N 32° 32.362    W 086° 12.537
  32.53936666    -86.20895
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMDPZW


The text of the plaque reads:

To the memory of
The Wetumpka Light Guard
and Other Confederate Soldiers
from this vicinity who shouldered arms and
marched to the front in 1861 in defense of
their rights, their homes and their Southland.

Dedicated by the John D. Gordon Chapter, U. D. C.
and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Unveiled 1931

A marker at the base reads:

Sept. 28, 1991

End of Wetumpka Light Guards Memorial