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Monument inscriptions.

The figure of Governor Smith stands on a heavy pedestal surrounded by a swinging chain fence. On the several sides of the base are the following inscriptions:

front face:
William Smith.
Virginia.
Born Sept. 6, 1797. Died May 18, 1887.
1836-40 1841-2
Member of Virginia Senate.
1846-49
Governor of Virginia.
1841-3 1853-1861
Member of United States Congress.
1861-62
Member of Confederate States Congress.
1861-2
Colonel Forty-ninth Virginia Volunteers.
1862-3
Brigadier-General of Confederate States Army.
1863-4
Major-General Confederate States Army.
1864-5
Governor of Virginia.

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