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Confederate Soldiers Monument, Beaufort

Carteret County Confederate Soldiers Monument
Beaufort
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/282

Description: A bronze Confederate soldier stands atop a granite pedestal. The soldier stands at parade rest, holding his rifle which rests on the ground. The Confederate flag is shown in bas-relief on the pedestal, above the inscription.

Inscription:
Pedestal, top: CSA


Pedestal, center:

TO THE MEMORY OF THE / CONFEDERATE DEAD / OF CARTERET COUNTY /
1861-1865 / ERECTED BY / THE DAUGHTERS OF / CONFEDERACY /
FORT MACON CHAPTER / BEAUFORT, N.C. 1926 / NOT EVEN TIME CAN DESTROY HEROISM


Pedestal, bottom: OUR CONFEDERATE HEROES


Dedication date: 5/10/1926

Materials & Techniques: Bronze, granite

Sponsor: United Daughters of the Confederacy, Fort Macon Chapter; Morehead City Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy; and Mr. F. S. Dickinson, a businessman from Rutherford, N.J.

Cost: $3000

Unveiling & Dedication: The monument was dedicated on May 10, 1926. According to a personal account, Senator Simmons from New Bern made a speech, and bands played.

Subject notes: In contrast to the destruction visited on other major cities and ports in the south during the Civil War, Beaufort was left untouched and was occupied by Union forces beginning in April 1862.

Location: The statue sits on the south lawn of the County Courthouse in Beaufort and faces outward toward the street.

Landscape: The statue sits on the lawn surrounded by plantings, hedges, and mature trees.

City: Beaufort

County: Carteret

Subjects: Civil War

Latitude: 
34.71934
Longitude: 
-76.6628
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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