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Tarborro Confederate Monument

Confederate Monument
Tarboro
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/14

Description: The monument consists of a tall granite column standing on a pedestal. At the top of the column stands a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier, who wears a hat and rests both his hands on his rifle. The rifle's stock is planted on the ground in front of the soldier. At the base of the monument are symbols of the Confederacy, including the rebel flag inside a cross and the seal of the Confederate States of America.

Inscription:
Front: ERECTED IN HONOR OF / THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS / OF / EDGECOMBE COUNTY / 'DEFENDERS OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY.' 1861 C.S.A. 1865

Rear: ERECTED OCT. 29, 1904


Dedication date: 10/29/2004

Materials & Techniques: Polished gray granite base and column, bronze statue.

Sponsor: The Daughters of the Confederacy - William Dorsey Prender Chapter

Cost: $2250

Landscape: The monument is located in the town commons of Tarboro on North Main Street (U.S. 64). It is situated among at least three other memorials.

City: Tarboro

County: Edgecombe

Subjects: Civil War

Latitude: 
35.90044
Longitude: 
-77.53597
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Origin - location: 

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