Memorial to Confederate Soldiers, Tarboro, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow
N 35° 54.027 W 077° 32.161
18S E 271124 N 3975878
Quick Description: Monument dedicated to the Confederate soldiers of Edgecombe County, North Carolina.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 2/16/2007 7:17:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM17YA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 120

Long Description:

This monument stands in downtown Tarboro, North Carolina and stands in dedication to the Confederate soldiers of Edgecombe County. The monument depicts a Confederate soldier, with an inscription on the front face of the pedestal.

The inscription reads:

ERECTED IN HONOR OF
THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS
OF
EDGECOMBE COUNTY.
"DEFENDERS OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY."

Other faces of the monument depict Confederate insignia and dates related to the Confederacy (1861, 1865) and the date that the monument was erected (October 29, 1904).

Faces on the Edgecombe County CSA Monument

According to "Remembering North Carolina's Confederates" by Michael C. Hardy, the monument cost $2,250.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 10/29/1904

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: William Dorsey Pender Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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