Description: This monument displays a confederate soldier standing at rest atop a narrow, square column mounted on a three-layered pedestal. It honors the 101 Confederates who died in Wilson General Hospital #2 and sits atop a mound covering the mass grave containing the remains of these soldiers. A cannon lies to the left side of the monument, located in Maplewood Cemetery.
C.S.A. / 1861-1865 / OUR CONFEDERATE DEAD
Dedication date: 5/10/1902
Materials & Techniques: Granite
Sponsor: The Wilson County Confederate Veterans and the John W. Durham Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy
Post dedication use: Memorial services are still occasionally held here on Confederate Memorial day, including in 2003.
Subjects: Civil War
11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina