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Confederate Monument, Wilson NC

Confederate Monument
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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.


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

Cost: $1000

Post dedication use: Memorial services are still occasionally held here on Confederate Memorial day, including in 2003.

City: Wilson

County: Wilson

Subjects: Civil War

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