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Colored Union Soldiers Monument, Courtesy of Chris Meekins, NCDAH

Colored Union Soldiers Monument
Hertford
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/117

Description: A rectangular stone marker sits atop a concrete base. It has a pointed top and is engraved with text on two sides. The marker is accompanied by a North Carolina Civil War Trails marker and informational placard.

Inscription:
Front: IN MEMORY / OF THE / COLORED UNION / SOLDIERS WHO / FAUGHT IN THE / WAR OF / 1861 1865


Rear: ERECTED BY THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF VETERANS


Dedication date: 1910

Creator: b

Sponsor: United Daughters of Veterans

Location: Corner of Dobbs/King St. and Hyde Park St., known as Academy Green. This was the location of Perquimans County's first black school, library and church (present-day First Baptist Church).

City: Hertford

County: Perquimans

Subjects: Civil War

Latitude: 
36.18691
Longitude: 
-76.47072
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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WHO COMMISSIONED THIS

Hi, Nicole.

The United Daughters of Veterans sponsored this memorial.

Mike Millner, NC Government & Heritage Library

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