Wilkes County Confederate Memorial - Wilkesboro, North Carolina
N 36° 08.963 W 081° 09.131
17S E 486310 N 4000528
Quick Description: The Wilkes County Confederate Memorial stands in front of the Old Wilkes County Jail in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2011 7:09:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMAM8C
This monument stands as a memorial to the Confederate Veterans of Wilkes County, North Carolina. The memorial stands in front of the Old Wilkes County Jail, which is where Tom Dula (Dooley) was held while waiting trial for the murder of Laura Foster.
The Memorial is inscribed:
"In remembrance of the Wilkes County Soldiers of the Confederate States of America, who defended their southern homeland against Northern Aggression. May their bravery, loyalty, honor and Christian virtues continue to live in all Wilkes County Citizens. Dedicated by the Brigadier General James B. Gordon Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #810. May 9, 1998."
Date Installed or Dedicated: 5/9/1998
Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #810
Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate
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Related Website: Not listed
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