Inscription: "Sacred To the Memory of Col. James T. Sandford, who departed this life december 13th 1830. age 60 years. he lived a firm and consistent Christian and died in the hope of blessed immortality. In his character were happily blended the Christian virtues of hospitality and benevolence. in him the cause of education found a liberal friend for many years. he was an elder in the Presbyterian church. he was also a trustee and one of the principal founders of the manual labor academy. the memory of the just is blessed."