DuBose Memorial Cross; a grave marker memorializing William Porcher DuBose

Item

Legacies Classification
Memorial Object
Memorial Type
Plaque/Marker
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Title
DuBose Memorial Cross; a grave marker memorializing William Porcher DuBose
Background and Context
A tall stone grave marker for long-time University Chaplain and theology instructor William Porcher DuBose on the grounds of the University Cemetery. DuBose was a Confederate veteran, pre-Civil War enslaver, and apologist for slavery.
Physical Description
A slender limestone grave marker, 15 feet in height, surmounted by a Celtic cross.
Memorial Inscription
Front:
William
Porcher
DuBose
Winnsboro, SC
April 11, 1836
Sewanee, Tenn.
August 18, 1918

Side one:
Soldier
Philospher
Theologian

Side two:
University Chaplain
1871-1882
Professor of Ethics
1871-1908
Founder,
Professor, Dean
of the
Theological Department
Creator/Participating Person(s)
Presbey-Leland Company
Date created, installed or dedicated
1920
Campus Location
Location: Institution, City, State

Position: 318 (8 views)