I tried to brighten the photo up a bit so you could read the print. But the last line was what made my husband laugh.
"This monument erected in honor of American valor as displayed by the Confederate Soldiers from 1861 to 1865, and to perpetuate to remotest ages the patriotism and fidelity to principles of the heroes who fought and died for a LOST CAUSE."
I have never seen a memorial worded as that one! It made me laugh too!
Stay tuned, I have a couple more posts of my West Virginia trip left! Have a great week!